Shiren, Japanese ceramicist Kumiko Tokuyama, shares her subtle feelings using a combination of special flowing glazes and organic forms. Inspired by everything comes under the natural environment, her pieces are interestingly functional and gracefully poetic. The bowl can be used as flower vase, Matcha tea bowl, sake pouring jug or acts as a unique home decor.
2001 Aichi Prefecture Ceramic Technical Training School
2005 Set up own kiln at Hino City, Tokyo
2018 Artist name changed from Kumiko Tokuyama to Shiren
Solo exhibition at many different gallery including in Zurich Switzerland (2017)