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Sun, Oct 17



The Ceramic Art of Akira Satake

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The Ceramic Art of Akira Satake
The Ceramic Art of Akira Satake

Time & Location

Oct 17, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


About the Event

Born in Osaka, Japan, Akira Satake moved to the U.S. in 1981 where he spent two years in California before relocating to Brooklyn, NY. A professional musician, Akira spent his NY years running a music production company, Damfino Productions, and also produced world music recordings for his label, Alula Records. In 2003 Akira and his family moved to Swannanoa, NC where he set up Akira Satake Ceramics and devoted himself to his growing passion for making pottery. In 2013 he opened Gallery Mugen in Asheville's River Arts District. A national weekly television series on PBS, A Craftsman's Legacy, has featured his life and work.

Akira is widely sought after as an instructor and lecturer and has been invited to teach and exhibit throughout the U.S. as well as in France, Italy, Belgium, Israel, Australia, Spain, Chile, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Bali.

Collections: The Mint Museum, The Phillips Collection, Asheville Museum. The Philadelphia Museumawarded him the National Award for Excellence in Contemporary Clay.

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