Born in Tokyo.
Builds own kiln and becomes independent.
Makes a new start by building Sakuramori Studio as his operating base.
First artist to exhibit at the newly opened Takashimaya Gallery in New York.
Uses his black earthenware technique to create large bowls, containers and an installation consisting of 800 small flower vases, etc.
Exhibits his “Fetal Movement” series, done in black earthenware with
gold leaf overlay.
Begins Creates sculptures in Part de varre, and large plates and other
tableware items using crystal glass and his Hakuhari technique.
Compositions employing hand-made “washi” paper and lighting.
At present he continues to exhibit at Takashimaya in Nihonbashi, as well as various other places throughout Japan.
Works on public display
Foundation for International Exchange
Japan General Consulate,Shanghai
Beijing Seika University
Enryakuji Temple, Mt. Hie
Sakuma Museum of Modern Art
Nasu Trappist Monastery
Waseda Jitsugyo High School
Terada Collection, Opera City, Tokyo
Yaichi Aizu Memorial Hall
Student Center, Waseda University etc.
Clay work technical advisor for the Kabuki play “Natsumatsuri Naniwa no Kagami” starring Kansaburo Nakamura.
Talk show appearance with Kabuki actor Ukon Ichikawa.
Collaboration with Rokusaburou Michiba - Chef of Japanese Cuisine.
Executive producer for the DVDs “Out of Square Yamanaka Bushi?Improvisation”
and “Legend of Ama no Iwato ”
Jinnai Sakata Sakuramori Studio
2191-1 Sakuramori, Osawa,Mashiko, Tochigi-ken,JAPAN 321-4104