|The practice of making tea, shared by many cultures across the globe, is an ancient tradition. Central to the preparation of tea leaves is the cup, bowl, or tea pot, in which the tea leaves are held. The exhibit displays fine teaware crafted by contemporary ceramic artists from California, Japan, Germany, and China, among other places near and far.
Participating ceramicists include Shimo, Marc Lancet, Natasha Dikareva, Barbara Sebastian, Lisa Jetonne, Heidi Bekebrede, Sodo Kinoshita, Sabine Turpeinen, Jan Schachter, Fred Yokel, Julia Feld, and Melissa Woodburn, Michiko Fuchigami, and Debbie Moore Yip.
ACGA: Ceramics in Focus 2016, April 29-May 27, 2016
Michiko Sodo Kinoshita
doing tea ceremony
|Tea Ceremony: Sunday, May 22, 3-4 PM
The ancient Japanese tradition of tea, or Chado, is coming to the Pence! Michiko Sodo Kinoshita and the practitioners of Urasenke tea school will demonstrate Chado (tea ceremony), joined by artist Marc Lancet, who will discuss aspects of the history, aesthetics and spirit of Chado. In Japan, the tea ceremony was at the heart of the 16th century renaissance in art and culture influencing many traditional arts- none more so than ceramics. Afterward the tea demonstration, following the tradition of tea ceremony, the audience will be invited to join in as Sodo Kinoshita and Lancet discuss tea ceramics and utensils used in the preparation of tea.
Cost: $10 per person; RSVP suggested to 758-3370 by May 20.