Okihiko Baba

  • Ceramics
Okihiko Baba

I try to express the feelings that I feel from scenes in nature in my designs.
1. I form the vessels on a potter's wheel to make water flowing patterns, and I use transparent pale blue glaze to express the sea.
2. I express scenes in nature by spraying on colored engobe and scraping it off.

Membership Associate member, Japan Kogei Association
President of Pottery Workshop Kei
Member of the Miyagi Association of Artists (Steering Committee Member)
Associate Member of the Japan Kōgei Association East Japan Branch
Ishinomaki City Art Exhibition Executive Committee Member
  • 1956 Born in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture
  • 1980 Graduated from Yamagata University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Advanced Engineering
  • 1985 Starts making pottery while working at the research and development division of a chemical manufacturer
  • 1999 Retires from the chemical manufacturer and becomes a full-time ceramic artist
    Submitted to and selected for the first time for the Kahoku Kōgei Exhibition, selected and awarded 20 times from this year onward
  • 2001 Opens the Pottery Workshop Kei Pottery School
  • 2006 Submitted to Miyagi Prefecture - Jilin Province, China Cultural Exchange Exhibition in Changchun City
  • 2009 Selected for the 49th East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2012 Submitted to the Sendai Daegu International Exchange Exhibition
  • 2019 Submitted to Japanese Culturall Festival in Tainan 2019 Miyagi Crafts Special Exhibition
  • 2020 Selected for the 67th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2021 Selected for the 68th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • 2003Received the Excellence Award at the 15th Tosho Exhibition
  • 2004Received the Miyagi Prefectural Board of Education Manager Award at the 41st Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2005Received the Sendai City Mayor Award at the 17th Tosho Exhibition
  • 2006Received the Naruse Memorial Museum of Art Award at the 43rd Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2007Received the NHK Sendai Broadcasting Station Manager Award at the 16th Kahoku Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2009Received the Incentive Award at the 46th Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2010Received the Arts Festival Award at the 47th Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2011Received the Arts Festival Award at the 48th Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2015Received the Tohoku Electric Power Company Award at the 24th Kahoku Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019Received the Arts Festival Award at the 56th Arts Festival of Miyagi
  • 2020Received the Miyagi Governor Award at the 57th Arts Festival of Miyagi

Price Range

$ 1,000 - 3,000

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