The 18th Annual Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition

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Nippon Gallery
145 West 57th street
New York, New York, 10019
United States

The 18th Annual Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition

The Nippon Gallery (located at The Nippon Club) will host an exhibition of The 18th Annual Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition, presented by The Ceramic Artist Friendship Association, Inc. (“CaFa”) CaFa was organized in 1996 to further the cultural ties between the sister cities of New York and Tokyo by encouraging and honoring the creativity of their clay artists. All ceramists from New York and Tokyo are invited to enter the competition.

Eminent judges including Toshio Ohi, the 10th Generation Ohi Potter; Shinichi Doi, former conservator, The Metropolitan Museum; Cora Rosevear, former Associate Curator, Museum of Modern Art; Professor Miyeko Murase, Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor Emerita, Columbia University and former Special Consultant for Japanese Art at The Metropolitan Museum will select winning pieces from 100 of the finest works, 50 from New York and 50 from Tokyo. An exhibition of the selected pieces will be presented at The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club from November 13th to November 19th, 2019. The reception and award presentation ceremony will be on Friday, November 15th from 6pm to 8pm at the Nippon Gallery. Prizes will be awarded for outstanding works. Each entry will be judged for its aesthetics, creativity, originality, and technical skill. First Place Grand Prize winner will receive a round trip ticket from New York to Tokyo contributed by All Nippon Airways and cash award from Gallery Saika.

November 13 – November 19, 2019

10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Monday - Friday)
10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Saturday)
(Closed on Sundays)

The Nippon Gallery 7th Fl at The Nippon Club
145 West 57th street, New York, NY 10019


Presented by: Ceramic Artist Friendship Association, Inc.
Sponsored by: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, All Nippon Airways, Consulate General of Japan in New York, J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Japanese American Association of New York, The Japan Foundation, New York, CLAIR NY, Gallery Saika and NY Togei Kyoshitsu


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