Ceramicist
Anan Yuya
Korean Anan
While preserving traditional techniques, I work hard every day to create pieces that always have a modern feel to them.
Base of operations
Oita Prefecture
Awards
Oita Manufacturing Best of 2020
Base of operations
Oita Prefecture
Awards
Oita Manufacturing Best of 2020
A Day in the Life of Iya Anan
"Approaching the essence woven into Iya Anan's pottery" vol.1
-Encounter- How did the ceramic artist Iya Anan come about? During his student days, Anan was devoted to sports, but an unexpected encounter led him to enter the world of ceramics.
"Approaching the essence woven into Iya Anan's pottery" vol.2.
-Recollections- Mr. Anan stepped into the unknown world of pottery. How did he come to prominence? He looks back on the events that have taken place from his early days to the present, including his first solo exhibition and meeting someone he could look up to as a mentor.
"Approaching the essence woven into Iya Anan's pottery" vol.3.
-Projection- 20 years after going independent. Now that he is 50 years old, Mr. Anan describes his current life as the end of his "drawing period." His philosophy is embodied in the words he quietly yet powerfully spun out for his future self.