Japanese Studio Craft at RAM

February 18 - June 10, 2018

Focusing on how tradition can impact contemporary makers, Japanese Studio Craft at RAM is an exploration of small-scale craft—art jewelry, ceramics, baskets, fiber, glass, and wood—from artists with Japanese heritage.

MORE ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
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ARTISTS IN THE EXHIBITION
Junichi Arai, Kishi Eiko, Kyohei Fujita, Keiko Fukazawa, Kimiake Higuchi, Kazue Honma, Makoto Ito, Kiyomi Iwata, Jun Kaneko, Tamiko Kawata, Mika McCann, Keisuke Mizuno, Etsuko Nishi, Eugene Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, Takako Saito, Yuka Saito, Toru Sato, Hisako Sekijima, Yoko Sekino-Bové, Yukihiro Shibata, Yosh Sugiyama, Akio Takamori, Tsuchida Yasuhiko, Koichiro Yamamoto, Hiroshi Yamano, Takeshi Yasuda, Jiro Yonezawa
 

Yoko Sekino-Bové
Village Expert Teapot from the Genuine Fake China Series, 2010
Porcelain with lustres
Glazed earthenware
Racine Art Museum, Gift of the Artist
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
Yukihiro Shibata
Sea Life, ca. 1985
14k-gold-plated silver 
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
Hisako Sekijima
Untitled, 1995
Hackberry bark and branches 
Racine Art Museum, The Cotsen Contemporary
American Basket Collection 
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
Etsuko Nishi
Lace Cage Bowl, 1992
Glass
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
Keisuke Mizuno
Purple Flower, 2001
Produced in Sesto Florentino, Italy
Glazed porcelain 
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Devra Breslow
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
Makoto Ito
Blue Portrait, 1993
Glass
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Charles Bronfman
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI
 

Japanese Studio Craft at RAM is made possible by: Platinum Sponsor - Windgate CharitableFoundation; Diamond Sponsor - Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation; Gold Sponsors - Herzfeld Foundation, Johnson Bank, National Endowment for the Arts, W.T. Walker Group, Inc.; Silver Sponsors - Andis Foundation, Racine Community Foundation, Runzheimer International Ltd., Wisconsin Arts Board; Bronze Sponsors - Burlington Graphic Systems, Inc., CNH Industrial, EC Styberg Foundation, Educators Credit Union, Knight Barry Title, Inc., The Norbell Foundation, Orkney Springs Retreat, Real Racine, Ruud Family Foundation, United Way of Racine County; Media Sponsor - 88NINE Radio Milwaukee