Numano’s works are mainly glazed with layers of mud and decorated with bold red, gold and silver. Using music to give him rhythm, Numano creates his shapes with precise yet fluid movements. His relaxed and friendly nature is reflected in the warmth of his works.
1976 Born in Fukushima Prefecture
1997 Graduated from Bunka Gakuin Art College,
Department of Ceramics
1997 Studied at Ibaraki Prefecture Ceramic Training College, Glazing Major
1999 Apprentice to Hiroshi Komazawa
2001 Set up his own kiln at Iwamoto-cho, Ibaraki Prefecture
2006 Moved to Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture