Atsushi Ogata

Photo Tomohiko Tagawa

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Atsushi Ogata’s ceramic works prominently feature the hakeme, kohiki, and ash-glazing techniques. Ogata’s pieces are recognizable by the rich, deep colors drawn out of the clay by the traditional firewood kiln he uses.

Career
2009 Self-constructed kiln completed
2007 Studio relocated to Nara
1998 Independent studio setup in Seto, Aichi
1996 Graduated from Aichi Prefectural Technical College for Advanced Ceramics after retiring as a magazine chief editor
1960 Born in Tokyo
Solo Exhihibitions
2017 “Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Toukyo, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Utsuwa Shoken, Kanagawa
2016 “Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Utsuwa Kaede, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Toukyo, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Utsuwa Shoken, Kanagawa
2015 “Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Shizuki, Hyogo
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Utsuwa Hotaru, Nara
“Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Toukyo, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Inaka Gallery Kouhukudou, Shizuoka
2014 “Ogata Atsushi (Ceramics) x Mitate (Flowers)” Gallery YSD, Kyoto
“Ogata Atsushi Exhibition” Utsuwa Kaede, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi’s Utsuwa” Café du Grace 921 Gallery, Okayama
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” NEAR, Kanagawa
2013 “Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Toukyo, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi: Maki no Shigoto Tsuchigeshou no Utsuwa” ,Kanagawa
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Gallery Kurimoto, Aichi
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” sumica, Kanagawa
2012 “Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition” Utsuwa Kaede, Tokyo
“Ogata Atsushi Ceramics Exhibition: Ookina Tsubo to Itsumono Utsuwa” Oz Zingaro/Hidari Zingaro/Kaikai Zingaro, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions
2017 “Tsuchikara Umareru” SFT Gallery, Tokyo
2016 “Utsuwa Katachi” SFT Gallery, Tokyo
2014 “Futariten” Gallery Moon, Nara
2013 “Ogata Atsushi x Hideki Chouno” Café du Grace, Okayama
“G-TOKYO 2013” Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo
“Meguru Utsuwa Tabisuru Utsuwa” Machino Shure963, Kagawa
The National Art Center, Tokyo, SFT Gallery, Tokyo
“Haruga Kita Zingaro no Utsuwa Zenbumori!” Hidari Zingaro, Tokyo
2012 “Japanese Contemporary Ceramic Artby Oz Zingaro” Hidari Zingaro Berlin, Germany
“Hataraku Utsuwa, Oishii Sara” dean&deluca Roppongi, Tokyo
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