ARTISTS / Satoshi Kino

木野智史Satoshi Kino

KINO is a distinguished ceramic artist from Uji, Kyoto. He started ceramic making since of age 15, earned his M.F.A. in Ceramics from Kyoto City University of Arts in 2012. He has participated in many exhibitions international wide and solo exhibitions in Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, Taipei and New York. Kino also has been recognized in several international competitions and has received many First prize awards in Japan, China, Spain. 

His works had been collected in many public and private museums in Japan, U.S.A., Spain, China and well-known in the contemporary ceramic area as a young ceramicist.

KINO only focus on the potter's wheel technique and porcelain clay. His works come from the adjectives found in Japanese to describe the natural world and infuse the serenity inherently found in water, the air, and plants, evoke elements of nature and convey abstract feelings to the viewer. Furthermore, he tries to replicate the tension which is quietly present in our surroundings and form those impressions into solid objects.

 

1987           Born in Japan

2010           Kyoto Seika University, B.F.A. of Ceramic

2012           Kyoto City University of Art, M.F.A. of Ceramic

2013           Established first studio in Kyoto

2015           Established second collaborative studio 【Platform3】 in Taiwan

 

Awards

2020          2020 Taiwan Ceramic Biennale (2020 TCB), Special Prize  (Taiwan)

2020          The Best New Talent Award or Art, selected by Kyoto City (Kyoto)

2019          Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition 2019, Special U35 Award(Japan)

2018          Japan Ceramic Association Award: Kansai Award Exhibition, First Prize (Japan)

             The 115th Arita International Ceramics Competition, 2nd Prize(Japan)

2017           The 12th Paramita Ceramic Art Award, Grand Prix Paramita Award  (Japan)

2016           The 36 Concurs International of Ceramic of l'Alcool (CICA2016), 2nd Prize 

              2016 Taiwan Ceramic Biennale (2016 TCB), Recommendation Prize  (Taiwan)

2015           V International Ceramics of Marratxí ( V BICMA ), Grand Prix  (Spain)

2014           The 4rd International Ceramic Magazine Editors Conference 2013, Grand Prix Gold Award (China)

             The 55th Competition of Arts & Crafts Association of Osaka, Osaka Education Committee 2013 Award(Japan)

2012           Kyoto City University of Arts Exhibition, Encouragement Award (Japan)

             The Moon Art Contest vol.7, Outstanding Award of Judge (Japan)

              Island of Ceramic AMAKUSA Ceramic Biennale Special Award of Judge (Japan)

             The Moon Art Contest vol.6, 2nd Place Award (Japan)

             The 26th National Culture Festival in Kyoto, Encouragement Award(Japan)

 

Solo Exhibition

2021           KINO Satoshi Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kenbishi (Nagoya, Japan)

2020          Joan B Mirviss LTD [Windswept] (New York, USA)

2019           KINO Satoshi Solo Exhibition [Oroshi] at Pottery Perception Gallery (Taipei, Taiwan)

              KINO Satoshi Solo Exhibition at Jimmy's Art Salon (Taipei, Taiwan)

2018           Art Gallery of Kyoto Takashimaya (Kyoto, Japan)

2017            National Taiwan University Library (Taipei, Taiwan)

              Joan B Mirviss LTD [Quiet Tension] (New York, USA)

2016            Gallery Kocyukyo  (Tokyo, Japan)

              Gallery Sokyo (Kyoto, Japan)

2015            Gallery Kocyukyo 

2014            Gallery Keifu (Kyoto, Japan)

               Gallery Sokyo (Kyoto, Japan)

               New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum (New Taipei City, Taiwan)

2013             Art Gallery of Kyoto Takashimaya  (Kyoto, Japan)

               Gallery Keifu (Kyoto, Japan)

2011             Gallery HAKU3 (Osaka, Japan)

2010            Gallery HAKU (Osaka, Japan)

               Gallery HAKU3 (Osaka, Japan)

 

Public Collection

Fuping International Ceramic Museum (Xian, China)

City Council of Marratxí (Marratxí, Spain)

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum  (Yingge, Taiwan)

The Newark Museum (New Jersey, U.S.A.)

The National Museum of Slovenia (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza (Faenza, Italy)

Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo (Hyogo, Japan)

San Francisco Asian Museum (San Francisco,U.S.A.)

Peabody Essex Museum (Massachusetts, U.S.A.)

Crocker Art Museum (San Francisco, U.S.A.)

Kyoto city KYOCERA Museum of Art (Kyoto, Japan)

 

Residency

2015            Fuping International Ceramic Vellage (Xian, China)

Competition Final Selected Exhibition

2020           2020 Taiwan Ceramic Biennale (2020 TCB),

2019           Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition 2019 (Tokyo, Japan) 

2018           Japan Ceramic Association Award: Kansai Award Exhibition (Kyoto, Japan)

             The 115th Arita International Ceramics Competition (Arita, Japan)

2017           The 12th Paramita Ceramic Art Award (Mie, Japan)

2016           The 36 Concurs International of Ceramic of l'Alcool (CICA2016) (L’Alcora , Spain)

              2016 Taiwan Ceramic Biennale (New Taipei City, Taiwan)

              59° PREMIO FAENZA (Faenza, Italy)

2015