Fukushima Buzan Kobo
Reiko Fukushima

One of the painting techniques of Kutani ware is Akae “Red Painting”. Detailed figures drawn in red, fine patterns for the rim and some added golden ornaments are characteristic of this unique style. Artist Reiko Fukushima has follow her family’s footstep and joined to inheriting the arts. After graduating from the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute for Kutani Pottery in 2011, she joined Fukushima Buzan Kobo and became one of her father’s apprentices. While inheriting the traditional technique, she has incorporated more feminine elements to the designs which somehow brings in a lot of new potential in red painting arts today. Since 2017, she has been a lecturer at the Japan Kiln Art Association Kutani teaching course on Kutani ware is Akae “Red Painting”.

Address: Wo 46 Sanomachi,Nomi,Ishikawa 923-1112
TEL: 0761-57-2800
Opening Hours: By appointment
Closed: By appointment
Directions: 【By Airplane】19 minutes by car from Komatsu Airport. 【By Train】 15 minutes by car from JR Komatsu Station and 15 minutes by car from JR Nohmi-Negami Station.
Parking: 10 standard size cars