Fukumoto Fuku

BiographyFukumoto Fuku was born in 1973 in Kyoto, Japan. In 1997, she graduated from the Kyoto City University of Arts, followed by a master’s degree in the same University two years later.Growing up in Kyoto, Fukumoto’s work presents itself in a clear balance between the utilitarian shapes of traditional Japanese ceramic and the strong influences of Sodeisha and modern currents.Working mainly with porcelain and exploring its less common properties, by joining different fragments to a main vessel and glazing them with a green or blue coloured oxide paint Fukumoto’s works gain unique shapes, playing with balance and tension, creating the illusion of function while remaining an aesthetic object. Read More

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