Aya Mori

BiographyAya Mori was born in 1989 in Aichi, Japan, where she lives and works. She completed her MFA in 2014 at Aichi University of Education under her mentor, Harumi Nakashima. Her body of work is recognizable through her organic forms and expert use of Namako glazing as well as the interweaving of metal such as silver. Moriʼs pieces are hand-built and filled with pleats which render the artwork a dynamic and organic energy. During the creation process, Mori looks for the various expressions within the clay: the wet surface, the air trapped within, the subtle lines that unexpectedly appear, the warping that results from gravity and the natural vitality of the clay. Read More

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