A selection of my latest works will be showcased during Art Fair Tokyo 2019 from March 7th throughout March 10th at the Tokyo International Forum. The pieces will be showcased on the booth of Tokyo-based Minnano Gallery (G40), alongside the drawings of Japanese artist Keita Sagaki.
Art Fair Tokyo 2019
7 > 10 March
Tokyo International Forum (Hall E)
3 Chome-5-1 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been selected to take part in the 10th Korean International Ceramic Biennale, in South Korea. The event will take place at the Icheon World Ceramic Center from September 24th until November 24th, 2019.
More information available via the official website of the biennale.
This year, I will be participating in the Luxembourg biennial De Mains De Maîtres, under the theme Gestes & Merveilles (Eng. Gestures and Wonders). The exhibition will open to the public on November 29th and run throughout December 2nd.
De Mains de Maîtres Luxembourg – Gestes & Merveilles
November 29 > December 2
19, avenue de la Liberté
Paris-based galerie Vallois will show its collection of Art Deco furnitures and items along with a selection of my ceramic works during The Salon Art + Design, which will take place from November 8 to 12 at the Park Avenue Armory, in New York.
The Salon Art + Design
November 8 > 12
Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065, USA
A selection of my works will be exhibited on the booth of galerie Vallois during contemporary art fair AKAA (Also Known as Africa), which will take place at Le Carreau du Temple (Marais, Paris) from November 9 to 11.
AKAA (Also Known as Africa)
November 9 > 11
Opening (invitation required): Thursday, November 8
Le Carreau du Temple
4, rue Eugène Spuller
75003 Paris, France
A selection of my works (3) will be showcased in the exhibition Vasa Vasorum | The Vase in Contemporary Art + Design at contemporary art gallery Peters Projects, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from June 8 until September 29.
Curated by renowned ceramics expert and art critic Garth Clark, the show will feature works by over 30 artists from seven countries including The Haas Brothers, Jeff Koons, Anne Marie Laureys, Robert Mapplethrope, Gustavo Pérez, Ken Price, Akio Takamori, Betty Woodman and Tetsuya Yamada.
Find a complete synopsis of the exhibition here.
Vasa Vasorum | The Vase in Contemporary Art + Design
June 8 > September 29
Opening party: Friday, June 8, 5-7pm
1011 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 USA
The Florida-based Boca Raton Museum of Art has acquired one of my sculptures titled The Black Widow.
The artwork is currently part of the exhibition Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter and will integrate the museum’s permanent collection when the show ends on April 8.
My residency show in Shigaraki, Japan, will open on Sunday 25 February at Fujiki Gallery. The exhibition will feature works produced at the Shigaraki Ceramics Cultrual Park and will run until March 4th.
Thank you for the clay!
February 25 > March 4, 2018
Opening: Sunday 25 February from 4pm
1162 Shigarakicho Nagano, Koka, Shiga Prefecture 529-1851, Japan
Since early January, I’m carrying out an artist residency at the Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park, in Japan.
I will stay there until March to make new works and continue the adventure of creation between Benin and Japan: Terres Jumelles.
An end of residency exhibition is planned for the end of February.
Follow the adventure via Instagram!
A selection of my works will be exhibited at the group show Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter, which will take place at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, in Florida, from November 7 through April 8, 2018.
Besides Ohr’s masterpieces, the museum exhibition will showcase a selection of works made by 18 contemporary artists who, in their own way, carry on the legacy of Ohr’s artistic endeavour through their avant-garde and creative approach to clay work.
In the context of the exhibition, I will also participate in an artist panel discussion alongside the exhibiting artists for the Ceramics Symposium, which will take place on Saturday, November 11 at the museum and the Florida Atlantic University.
Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter
November 7, 2017 > April 8, 2018
Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432 Florida, USA
Saturday, November 11, 9am-4pm
Boca Raton Museum of Art (morning)
Florida Atlantic University (afternoon)
777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, Florida, USA