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:

Shigemasa Higashida

Born: 1955, Japan, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kurahashi

Ceramicist. Higashida received a BA from Shimonoseki Municipal University in 1978 and did a postgraduate course in Ceramics at Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Technical High School. He set up his studied in Koganei, Tokyo, where he works predominantly in Shino (a milky-translucent ash or feldspar glaze) and Oribe (blue-green vitriol glaze) styles.

Higashida has been extensively exhibited and has won numerous awards in Japan and the USA and is featured in many museum collections. He was a demonstrator at the International Ceramics Festival in 2011.

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

[Stoneware vase with oribe glaze] C1672 Ceramics