Kitamura Junko (born 1956)
Mizusashi, stoneware with white slip with inlay
6.75 x 6" (measured without the lid)
KITAMURA JUNKO (B. 1956), MIZUSASHI
Kitamura Junko studied with Kondo Yutaka (1932-1983) and Sodeisha Founder Suzuki Osamu (1926 - 2001) at the Kyoto City University of FIne Arts. Made waves as a female artist in the male dominated Japanese traditional ceramic world. Known for using Buncheong technique learned from Kondo and elevated it into a unique style of her own. She is married to Akiyama Yo.