Makoto Orui says each of his ceramic is a unique piece, due to the unexpected and unintentional effects of firing glazed stoneware and to the imperfection of their shapes. They come to life thanks to Orui’s fingers, an expert in graphics and music.They are extension of his designs and drawings.

Freelance designer. Worked as AD for "Purple" magazine in France and "Rockin’on" magazine in Japan . As a chief of Fiction Inc, he has published "SALE 2", "THE international" also distributed art books, movies and running "THE deep" gallery and club.In 2006, he moved to Paris.In 2007, he was invited by a friend to visit a ceramics studio then started to create ceramics. He studied for 3 years the basic technique of using the big abondoned antique kerokuro (a kicking potter’s wheel) with a French woman ceramist. Thereafter he is exhibiting in Paris and Gallery Naruyama in Tokyo.

2017 2/3 (Fri)-2/14(Tue) 13:00-19:00
Opening Reception : 2017 2/3 (Fri) 18:00-20:00
Closed : Wed, Sun and Holidays

Makoto Orui   Flat plate with drawing    Stoneware, White Glaze and Color Ink    2015

Makoto Orui   Vase    Stoneware,White Glaze,Faience

Makoto Orui   Bowl with dripping    Stoneware,White and Dark Red Glazes

Makoto Orui   Yunomi    White Glaze and Color Ink

Makoto Orui   Set of 3 bowls    Stoneware,White Glaze,Faience

Makoto Orui   Bowl with dripping    Stoneware,Metal Black and Gold Glazes