Born in Kanagawa, Japan, Natsuki Shibata has had a wealth of experience in the craft of ceramics. After graduating from the Department of Crafts, Joshibi University of Arts and completing a Masters of Art Education Course, Natsuki has won numerous prizes including three in the annual since 2001 Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition, and has had solo and group exhibitions all over Japan.
2001 The 39th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition,3rd
2002 The 40th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition,2nd Prize
2005 The 43rd Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition,Special Prize
2004 Worked at the Institute of Ceramic Studio in Shigaraki, Japan (June-October)
2005 Worked at St.Luke Art School in Gent,Belgium(October-January 2005)
2003 Gallery AOBA, Yokohama
-shape,life,black ceramics- INAX Galeria Ceramica, Tokyo
2004 Umegaoka Art center, Tokyo
Sanbancho Gallery, Kawagoe,Saitama
2006 dune rarete gallery,Tokyo
2007 San-ai Gallery,Tokyo
dune rarete gallery,Tokyo
Just because something is functional, doesn’t mean it has to resemble a gadget. Natsuki’s creations are not only beautiful ornaments, they also have a specific function to accommodate to your needs. Fabulous, we say!