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Shuji Ikeda  

Hello, my name is Shuji Ikeda and I am an Ikebana and Ceramic Artist based in Berkeley, California. Please review my classes, events and products on Montagio and contact me. I would love to hear from you.

About me:

Born in Okayama Japan in 1950. Moved to the United States in 1973.
 
Attended Holy Names College to finish general education majoring in liberal arts.  Transferred to San Francisco State University. Majored in film making, graduating cum laude in 1979.
 
In 1981 he joined the Pottery 7 Studio in San Francisco and in 1986 he moved to Berkeley where he built his own studio.
 
Awarded the certificate of Sokakan (Professor of Ikebana) from Ikenobo Ikebana  School.  Teaches pottery and flower arranging at his Berkeley studio and various other  locations.
 
A partial list of Exhibitions and Galleries:
SAN FRANCISCO ASIAN ART MUSEUM SHOP
COOL STUFF 2000 (San Jose Museum of Art) San Jose
CALIFORNIA DESIGN 2000 (California Contemporary Craft Association)
NEW VISIONS (Pro Arts) Philip E. Linhgres (Executive Curator Oakland Museum)
ASIAN ALLURE (GUMP'S) San Francisco
WOOD FIRING (Catharine Hiersoux Gallery)
ASIAN IMPRESSIONS (Options Gallery) Healdsburg
THE OAKLAND MUSEUM COLLECTORS GALLERY
SAN FRANCISCO CRAFT & FOLK ART MUSEUM (Helen Heniger Years)
CALIFORNIA CLAY COMPETITION (Award for Excellence in Function)
THE NICHE AWARDS (National Competition sponsored by the Rosen Agency)
AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL SHOW
RENWICK GALLERY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (California Artist)
NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
JAPANESE CONSULATE OF SAN FRANCISCO (Ceramic Arts of Japan)
SAN FRANCISCO ART COMMISSION EXHIBIT (First Prize, People's Award)
AGNON FINE ART AND CRAFT EXHIBITION
 
Corporate Collections
UNOCAL (Executive Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA)
DUKE ENERGY (Houston, TX)
 
Articles, Books and Media
Spark KQED http://www.kqed.org/arts/people/spark/profile.jsp?id=14782 2007
500 BASKETS (A Celebration of the Basket maker’s Art) Lark Books 2006
OBJECT LESSONS, BEAUTY AND MEANING IN ART, Guild Publishing 2001
BEAUTIFUL THINGS, Guild Publishing 2000
BASKETS: TRADITION & BEYOND, Guild Publishing 2000
CERAMICS MONTHLY (June, July, August 1997), "Shuji Ikeda" by James Irwin
THE DESIGNER’S SOURCEBOOK 10, Guild Publishing 1995

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