Peter Hamann “Carving White Translucence”

Onishi Gallery

poster for Peter Hamann “Carving White Translucence”
[Image: Peter Hamann "Blue-White Porcelain Box with Bamboo Pattern" (2015) porcelain; h. 9 1/4 x dia. 13 in.]

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Peter Hamann was born in 1956 in Basset, Nebraska. He attended a workshop under Warren McKenzie and Jack Troy, in Bethany College in Bethany, Kansas in the summer of 1977 and in 1978, he graduated with a B.A. in Art from Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, where he has received the Certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Art.

He took residency in Sasayama, Japan in 1982, where his passion for Japanese culture led him to study Yabunouchi-style tea ceremony under Master Chikuyuu Fukuda (Zuichikuan) from 1988 to present.

Peter then received a Certificate of Graduation from the Tekisui Museum in Ashiya, Japan in 1988, which was a full-time, two year course in Ceramics. In addition to this course, he was a research student for three years.

Later in 2010, Peter obtained his license to teach ceremonial tea techniques and in 2015, Peter gained Japanese citizenship, and took the Japanese name of ‘Sougen Itani.’ His artist memberships include - National Member of Japan Kōgei Association, Member of Japan Ceramic Art Association, Member of Shinsho Crafts Association, and Member of Kyoto Craft Art Creators Union.



from September 06, 2018 to September 22, 2018

Opening Reception on 2018-09-06 from 18:00 to 20:00


Peter Hamann

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