Tadashi Ito

WORKS

  • Ss-01

  • Ss-05

  • Ss-07

  • Ss-09

BIOGRAPHY

1952 Born in Kamaishi city, Iwate
1979 Apprenticed at Tsukamoto Pottery (current Tsukamoto Co., Ltd.) in Mashiko city, Tochigi
1985 Launched his own kiln in Tono city, Iwate
1995 Launched his own kiln in Hanamaki city, Iwate

Ito Tadashi is a contemporary ceramic artist based in Hanamaki city, Iwate. Starting from finding clay to shaping, he produces work that is Innovative, yet melancholic. His work embodies unique mixture of feelings from present and distant memory from long ago.

 

[Solo Exhibitions]

2008 Solo Exhibition “Tadashi Ito,” Momoi, Tokyo

Solo Exhibition “Tadashi Ito investigator of Realism,” Otaru City Museum of Art, Hokkaido

2012 Solo Exhibition “Tadashi Ito Drop of Ocean,” TKG ceramics, Kyoto

2019 Solo Exhibition “Tadashi Ito,” Gallery SU, Tokyo

Solo Exhibition “Tadashi Ito,” Westbeth Gallery KOZUKA, Aichi

 

[Group Exhibitions]

2001 “Bi no Kuni Waga Kokyo(beautiful country, my home)” exhibition at Yorozu Tetsugoro Museum, Iwate

2004 Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition in Osaka and Yokohama, (guest exhibitor)

2006 Ceramics of Modern Japan exhibition at Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum

2010 The Musee Tomo prize, Contemporary Ceramics of Japanese Tea Ceremony (Musee Tomo, Tokyo)

2017 Ito Tadashi x Kusunoki Keishu Exhibition at Kashima Arts, Tokyo

 

[Award]

2008 The Musee Tomo prize, Contemporary Ceramics of Japanese Tea Ceremony (Musee Tomo, Tokyo), received award