en-Seigan Yamane

22/04/2021
According to his stories, Yamane gets up every morning at 5 a.m. to climb a nearby mountain from where he enjoys the sunrise and then go about his craft until the evening. For Yamane, not only the end product but also the creative process is crucial, possibly the daily ascent of the mountain is the inspiration of both his deep blue glazes, which correspond to the dawn, and the colors of his brightly colored glazes, which may be inspired by the rising sun. His physical and mental training in the morning also underlines his ambitions as a master of karate art.
According to his stories, Yamane gets up every morning at 5 a.m. to climb a nearby mountain from where he enjoys the sunrise and then go about his craft until the evening. For Yamane, not only the end product but also the creative process is crucial, possibly the daily ascent of the mountain is the inspiration of both his deep blue glazes, which correspond to the dawn, and the colors of his brightly colored glazes, which may be inspired by the rising sun. His physical and mental training in the morning also underlines his ambitions as a master of karate art.

The famous Seigan, known for his "Seigan Blue," has created a white cup with thick white glaze running over brick-red Hagi-yaki clay. typical of Hagi ware. Born in Hagi 1952 , Yamaguchi Prefecture 1972: Pursue a martial arts career through the style of Kyokushin Kaikan, Shoringi Kempo, and Ashihara-kaikan of a New International Karate Organization 1974: Established a Karate school. (continues to this day to be a master of the Karate school 1987: Decided to pursue a life in pottery. Built a kiln by his own effort spending a year. 1990: Made a presentation at 3rd. Hagi-ware Festival by recommendation of Yoshida Hagi-en Chokumon, and found ready favor. Subsequently, participated 13 times in the festival.Established his own kiln, Kousaian.1998: Held a private exhibition at a Konpuan gallery in Kuga.1998: Held a private exhibition at a Konpuan gallery in Kuga.2001: Held a exhibition at a Yamaboushi gallery in Hagi.2003: Held a joint exhibition with Ms. Yoko Yu in Yamaguchi.Held a private exhibition at Shinto gallery in Kobe.