ARTISTS / Yuko Sawaya

1989 Born in Yokote City, Akita Prefecture

2012 Graduated from (Arts) Moulding Course, Arts and Culture Program, Faculty of   

         Education, Iwate University

2014 Completed the Art Education Course, School Education Research, Graduate School of Education, Joetsu University of Education “Arts”

         Entered the Kanazawa Utatsuyama Crafts Workshop

2017 Graduated from Utatsuyama Craft Studio


Major Exhibitions

2020 "Fresh Breeze of KUTANI" (Kakiden Gallery, Tokyo)

    “Rina Kurosawa and Yuko Sawaya Two-Person Exhibition: Playing in a Starry Night” (art space Morgenrot, Tokyo)

    “Contemporary Artists' Tea Bowl Special Feature" (Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo)

    Solo Exhibition: "Threads of Changing Colors" (Enishira, Ishikawa Prefecture)

    “FOCUS" Three Artists Exhibition by Yuko Sawaya, Sachiko Chiba and Hisae Morishima”  (Former Governor Ishii's Residence, Iwate Prefecture)

    “Yuko Sawaya and Saaya Hatanaka Two-Person Exhibition" (Art Salon Yamaki, Osaka)

    “2020 Sake Set Exhibition" (Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo)

2019 "Kiyoko Morioka and Yuko Sawaya Two-Person Exhibition: Beautiful to the Eye" (Utsuwa Note, 

         Saitama Prefecture)

    “Yuichi Yukinoura and Yuko Sawaya Ceramics Exhibition" (Former Governor Ishii's Residence, Iwate Prefecture)

    “Yuko Sawaya Ceramics Exhibition -Weaving the Threads-" (Parque, Tokyo)

2018 Solo Exhibition (Art Salon Yamaki, Osaka)

    “Art Festa Iwate 2017" (Iwate Museum of Art, Iwate Prefecture)

    Solo Exhibition: "Spellbinding Threads" (Enishira, Ishikawa Prefecture)

2017 “Singapore Contemporary 2017” (Suntec Singapore Convention&Exhibition Centre –Level4, Singapore)

         “Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft Workshop Trainee Exhibition" (Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Citizen’s Gallery A, Ishikawa Prefecture)


2016 Solo Exhibition: "Yuko Sawaya Exhibition -Spinning Snow Threads-" (Parque, Tokyo)

    Received the 2015 Iwate Prefecture Art Encouragement Prize

    Solo Exhibition: "Yuko Sawaya -Playing with Blue Threads" (Yamanoue Gallery, Ishikawa Prefecture)

2015 “Ishigami Art Walk--Autum Encounter with Contemporary Art of Iwate” (Iwate Town Ishigami Museum of Art, Iwate Prefecture)

   “[Discussion] -2015 Asian Contemporary Ceramic Art Exchange Exhibition” (CAA Art Museum, Hangzhou, China)

2014 “Half point -Six People’s Present Moments-” (Former Governor Ishii's Residence, Iwate Prefecture)

   “The 30th Crafts Fair Matsumoto” (Agatanomori Park, Nagano Prefecture)

TOUCH Ceramics

Address: Shop 203, 2/F, Block 3 Barrack Block,

Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong

Opening hours: 11am-7pm, Tuesday to Sunday,

Closes on Monday 

Tel:     2562 9000


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