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Artist of the moment…..Hideaki Miyamura

Hideaki Miyamura is a wonderful pottery artist renown for his work with unique glazes born in Japan in the year 1955.

Miyamura originally thought about going to medical school to become a doctor, but thought the cost was too much. For his artistic education Miyamura attended Western Michigan where he studied art history.

After college he would return to Japan where he found an interest in developing glazes for his pottery.

In this clip a brief audio tour featuring pottery from the artist’s 2012 works:

The artist was able to apprentice under Shurei Miura, who was a master potter with an extensive reputation. Below an example of Miura’s work, born in 1942 in Japan.


Part of many prominent museum collections including the Art Institute of Chicago and the Smithsonian Institution.

A link to the website of Hideaki Miyamura: