Kaori Tatebayashi – ceramics

KAORI GREW UP IN A FAMILY WHO TRADED IN POTTERY IN KYOTO, JAPAN A CITY RENOWNED FOR ITS CERAMICS. THUS SHE WAS SURROUNDED BY THE SIMPLE, ELEGANT FORMS OF JAPANESE TABLEWARE FROM A YOUNG AGE. HER WORK IS GREATLY INFLUENCED BY NATURAL SHAPES AND FORMS - MOUNTAIN RIDGES, THE SILHOUETTE OF A PLANT. THE SIMPLE CERAMIC FORMS ARE CREATED BY A SPECIAL MOULDING TECHNIQUE WHICH GIVES EACH PIECE A UNIQUE CHARACTER.