School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Sonobe Genya

Born: 1951, Japan, Hokkaido

Ceramicist. He studied Mathematics at the Tokyo University of Science, and has been a Lecturer of Ceramics at the Tokyo Designer Gakuin (Nagoya School) since 1984. He was awarded a prize at the Mino International Ceramics exhibitions, Japan, in 1988, and produced the Ceramics Wall at the Nissan Gallery in Seto Store, Japan, in 1985. He exhibits regularily in Japan and also internationally.He aims to create Tea Bowls not only as tools for the tea ceremony, but to create a spiritual link between himself and others, believing that Tea Bowls reflect inner personalities and have spiritual significance

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Oribe black raku chawan C1577 Ceramics