Collection: Takashi Tanimoto

Takashi Tanimoto

Takashi Tanimoto is a third-generation Iga potter. Despite studying such age-old techniques, Tanimoto stoically challenges the representation of "tea bowls" and conveys the unique charm of Iga clay forms to the present day.

He brings the unique charm of Iga clay modeling to the modern era.

1978: Born in Iga City
2003: Graduated from Kyoto Prefectural College of Advanced Ceramic Technology. Studied under Tadashi Mori
2005: Studied in Italy with a scholarship from the Okada Cultural Foundation.
2006: Started making ceramics in Iga City.

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions
2023: Gallery Labo, Ehime; Utsuwa Matsumuro, Tokyo; Matsubishi Department Store, Mie; Atelier Hiro, Osaka; Tobe Tomeyusa, Tokyo (scheduled)
2022: Nagoya Mitsukoshi (Nagoya), Gallery Labo (Ehime), Utsuwa Matsumuro (Tokyo)
2021: Kyoto Takashimaya Three Artists Exhibition: Kogei Seika (Tokyo), gansui gallery (Kyoto), Atelier Hiro (Osaka)
2020: Gallery Labo (Ehime), Tobeto Musa (Tokyo), Utsuwa Matsumuro (Tokyo) Two-person exhibition
2019: gansui gallery (Kyoto), Nagoya Mitsukoshi, Tobeto Yumeisa (Tokyo), wad (Osaka), Matsubishi (Mie)
Member of IAC