Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Slide Lecture Information

Slide Presentation at North Carolina Pottery Center

Presented by Hajimu Kato (Shigaraki, Japan), Andres Allik (Tallin, Estonia)
Date: Oct 26, 2006 (Thu) 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: NCPC Educational Building (Studio)
Addmission: Free
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STAR Works Ceramics invited two great artists from Japan and Estonia, and held wood kiln building workshop at STAR Works Ceramics between Oct 16 to 21. We would like share these international cultural exchanging with Seagrove area potters. We are fortunate NCPC is supporting this oppotunity.

Mr. Kato is a professional potter from Shigaraki Japan. He has been wood-firing for over 20 years. He uses Shigaraki clays, and makes beautiful unglazed teabowls, flower vases and tableware. He has won many prizes in Japan, and is a member of the Japanese Craft Association.

Mr. Allik is a professional kiln builder from Estonia and has designed and built many types of kilns in Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, and Iceland. Mr. Allik is also an organizer of the Kohila International Wood firing festival which is held each summer in Estonia. He will share his knowledge and experience about kiln building.

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