Visiting Artist Workshop with Tomoo Hamada


Thursday, June 6, 2019, 10:00am to 2:00pm


Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
Tomoo HamadaWorkshop with Tomoo Hamada
Thursday, June 6, 2019

10am – 2pm

Join Master Potter Tomoo Hamada, second son of Shinsaku Hamada and grandson of Shoji Hamada, for a half-day demonstration of his work. Although he uses traditional methods, his work is distinctively different from that of his father and grandfather. His more complex shapes are designs are highly regarded worldwide. Hamada has exhibited, lectured and given workshops internationally and was integral in helping the pottery community of Mashiko rebuild from the devastating Tohoku earthquake of 2011. Hamada’s work will be featured at Pucker Gallery in Beauty of Use: Three Generations of the Hamada Family opening Saturday, June 8th. The exhibition runs June 8 - July 21.

Workshop Cost: $75.00 for those enrolled in a summer 2019 course at the Ceramics Program and Harvard graduate students; $100.00 for those not already enrolled in a summer course; free for Harvard College undergraduate students. Register online here.

Ceramic works by Tomoo Hamada & headshot of the artist