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Kensuke Yamada Visiting Artist Workshop

June 15-16, 2024


Event Description

This workshop offers a unique opportunity to study directly with an internationally recognized maker of narrative ceramic sculpture. In this two-day workshop, participants will explore narrative figure sculpture with renowned ceramic artist Kensuke Yamada. Using coil building and other handbuilding techniques, participants will construct figurative sculptures in stoneware clay. Through demonstrations and individual critiques, Yamada will share his process of imbuing ceramic figures with nuanced narratives that comment on the human experience. Students will learn techniques for sculpting realistic yet poetic details and surfaces that enhance emotional resonance. The workshop will focus on capturing fleeting moments and subtle interactions to provoke reflection in viewers.

Event Details

Location: Office for the Arts Harvard University
74 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Phone Number:(617)495-8676