Yoshiko Kasahara



Graduate from Nihon University College of Art (Completion of Fine Arts course)


Graduate from Tochigi Prefectural Ceramics Institute (Completion of Mashiko Pottery Technology course)


Learn pottery making as an apprentice to a master potter called Shimaoka Tatsuzo who is designated as a "Living National Treasure"


Establish my own studio in Motegi, Tochigi after 6 years of training


Move to Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi

Hold solo exhibitions, student and teacher exhibitions, group exhibitions in various places in Japan


Q:About own style

I use the soil from Mashiko and traditional glaze in my pottery works. I am committed to make products that fit the current lifestyle.

Q:About Mashiko

There is no discriminiation here in Mashiko, everyone is treated the same.

Yoshiko Kasahara
Yoshiko Kasahara Work