Profile

1954
Born Auckland , New Zealand
1973
Studied pottery at Driving Creek Potteries (Barry Brickell)
Coromandel,New Zealand
1977
Studied Bizen pottery, Okayama, Japan
1980
Built anagama on Ishigki Island, Okinawa
Using Ishigaki Island clays fired sculpture, shiisa, domestic ware,Flower vases, large urns etc
1983~
Started exhibiting in Okinawa & mainland Japan
1991
Awarded Okiten Prize in 43rd Okiten Exhibition
1996
Moved to Sashiki on main island of Okinawa
1996
Built salt kiln in Sashiki
1997
Built anagama in Sashiki
2000
Exhibition~ Sashiki Sugar Hall
2001
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2002
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2004
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2005
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
Joint Exhibition with Miyazato Sonden (painting & pottery)
Motoazubu Gallery, Naha
2008
Exhibition~ Osaka Kintetsu Dept ,Abeno Branch
2009
Exhibition~ Gallery Biyukan , Osaka
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2010
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art salon
2011
Exhibition~ Osaka Kintetsu Dept, Abeno Branch
Exhibition~ Gallery Biyukan, Osaka
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2012
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
Exhibition~ Nishimui gallery, Okinawa
2013
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
Three Person Exhibition~ Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum
Exhibition~ Nishimui gallery, Okinawa
2014
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2016
Exhibition~ Naha Ryubo Dept Art Salon
2017
Built anagama in Shinzato