Sawami Aoki: Tea Ceremony Ceramics Exhibition
Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, November 20
Setsugekka – 74 E. 7th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Artist Sawami Aoki will hold a ceramics exhibition at East Village tea house Setsugekka.
About Sawami Aoki
Aoki is a multiple award-winning artist in various media such as ceramics, oil painting, sculptures, design, and photography. This exhibit will be Aoki’s third at Setsugekka featuring tea ceremony ceramics. Items include her popular chaire, a tea container specific to the koicha (thick tea) ceremony, and shifuku, a silk pouch for a tea container that is made from the cloth of men’s neckties and has a drawstring.
In Autumn 2020, Urasenke Chanoyu Center New York presented Aoki’s tea container to Urasenke Konnichi-an in Kyoto, Japan. Aoki also exhibits tea bowls, dishes, flower vases, and much more.
For more information, please visit Setsugekka’s website.