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Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

DR TAKATO SASAKI

 

 

1987                        Born in Kagawa  [JAPAN]

 

 

Academic Degrees:

 

2016                        PhD, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN]

 

2011                        MA (RCA), Ceramics & Glass, Royal College of Art  [UK]

 

2009                        BA (Hons), Ceramics, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London  [UK]

 

 

Work Experience:

 

2016 - Present         Research Associate, Ceramics - Department of Crafts, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN]

 

 

 

Awards and Honours:

 

2011                        Distinction, Dissertation for the Degree of Master of Arts, Royal College of Art  [UK]

 

 

Grants and Scholarships:

 

2014                        Yonden Cultural Foundation Scholarship  [JAPAN]

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2017                        Tokyo University of the Arts in Ginchakai 2017  [JAPAN]

 

2017                        The 54th Toyoukai Ceramics Exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2017                        The 8th Furusato Art Exhibition: Yonden Cultural Foundation

                                Kochi City Culture-Plaza CUL-PORT, The Awagin Hall (Tokushima Arts Foundation for Culture)  [JAPAN]

 

2016                        Present Forms of Ceramics, Masaki Memorial Gallery, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN]

 

2016                        Tokyo University of the Arts in Ginchakai 2016  [JAPAN]

 

2016                        Breaking the Mold: A Collaborative Exhibition of Ceramics with Tokyo University of the Arts  [USA]

                                Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery at Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire

 

2016                        The 53rd Toyoukai Ceramics Exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2016                        MITSUKOSHI Tokyo University of the Arts, Summer Arts Festival 2016 - Emerging artists who will lead the next generation  [JAPAN]

                                Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo

 

2015                        Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Program Final Exhibition 2015, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN]

 

2015                        Tokyo University of the Arts Ceramics Laboratory Exhibition, Geidai Art Plaza, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2015                        The 10th Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Students Ceramics Exhibition '15, Keio Department Store Shinjuku, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2014                        The 7th Furusato Art Exhibition: Yonden Cultural Foundation Scholarship Students, Takamatsu City Museum of Art  [JAPAN]

 

2014                        Tokyo University of the Arts Ceramics Laboratory Exhibition, Geidai Art Plaza, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2014                        The 9th Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Students Ceramics Exhibition '14, Keio Department Store Shinjuku, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2013                        ISCAEE International Ceramics Exhibition, Golden Orange Art Gallery  [TURKEY]

 

2013                        The 50th Anniversary of the Toyoukai Ceramics Exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo  [JAPAN]

 

2011                        Show RCA 2011: Royal College of Art Graduate Exhibition, Royal College of Art  [UK]

 

2011                        Graduates & Antiquarians, Gregg Baker Asian Art, Kensington Church Street  [UK]

 

2011                        New Designers 2011, Business Design Centre, London  [UK]

 

2010                        Work in Progress Show, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art  [UK]

 

2010                        OUT OF PRACTICE, Siobhan Davies Studios  [UK]

 

2010                        DRAW: Turning Thoughts into Lines, Entrance Gallery, Royal College of Art  [UK]

 

 

Presentations and Lectures:

 

2017                        Theory of Craft Production, 31 October 2017, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN]

 

2016                        Theory of Craft Production1 November 2016, Tokyo University of the Arts  [JAPAN] 

 

2016                        Dreaming in Clay: Art, Culture and Practice, 19 December 2016, Colby-Sawyer College  [USA]

 

2015                        Doctoral Thesis Presentation, The Interrelationship Between Decoration and Formation17 December 2015  [JAPAN]

                                The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts

 

2013                        Wei Hua Art Gallery, 20 August 2013, Ancient Nanfeng Kiln  [CHINA]

 

 

Commissioned Work:

 

2010                        RCA Collection for Waddesdon, Waddesdon Manor  [UK]

 

 

Artist in Residence / Art Projects:

 

2017                        International Symposium - UPDATE CRAFT, Vice-chairperson of a steering committee  [JAPAN]

                                Theater Hall, Public Collaboration Center, Arts & Science LAB., Tokyo University of the Arts

                                Organised by: Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

                                Funded by: The Kajima Foundation for the Arts

 

2016                        Tokyo University of the Arts Ceramics Course at Colby-Sawyer College
Artist in Residence  [USA]

                                Co-sponsored by: Colby-Sawyer College Cultural Events Committee

 

2015                        ASEAN-Japan Fine Arts Colleges Network 2015  [INDONESIA]

                                Organised by: Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta

                                Co-organised by: The Japan Foundation, ASEAN Secretariat, Mission of Japan to ASEAN

 

2014                        KAKEHASHI Project -The Bridge for Tomorrow- Student Creators Dispatch Program  [USA]

                                Commissioned by: Japan-U.S. Educational Commission (Fulbright Japan), Organised by: The Japan Foundation

                                Co-organised by: The Laurasian Institution, USA

 

2013                        ISCAEE International Symposium of Ceramics Art Education and Exchange 2013  [TURKEY]

                                Organised by: International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange, Akdeniz University 

 

2012                        The 3rd International Wood Firing Cultural Festival  [CHINA]

                                Organised by: Shiwanzhen Subdistrict, Chancheng District, Foshan City, 1506 Museum

2010                        European Ceramic Context 2010: Student WorkshopMobelfabrikken  [DENMARK]

 

2008                        Work Placement: Robert Cooper, Akiko Hirai & Moon Young Shin  [UK]

 

2007                        Production Staff: Buff presents make or break. Village Underground  [UK]

                                BA (Hons) Ceramics, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London

 

2007                        Production Staff: Clay Rocks?  A documentary film on contemporary ceramics

                                BA (Hons) Ceramics, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London  [UK]

 

2006                        Assistant Staff, Clay Rocks! Friday Late. Ceramic Event, V&A Museum  [UK]

                                Ceramic Workshop by Jacqui Chanarin

 

 

Public Collections:

 

                                Department of Ceramic Design, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University[CHINA]

 

                                Akdeniz University Faculty of Fine Arts Museum of Ceramic Department Art Collection   [TURKEY]

 

                                Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery at Colby-Sawyer College  [USA]

 

 

 

 

 

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