Category Archives: Akiko Hirai

Akiko Hirai – Winter Open Studios 2016

Akiko’s studio F3 will be open throughout the Open Studio weekend and at 5pm on Saturday her talk,  “Food and Culture” will relate to her pottery practice.

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Contemporary ceramic tableware and decorative jars

In studio G3 Akiko Hirai Ceramics will be showing contemporary ceramic tableware and decorative jars, throughout our Summer Open Studios – 20th & 21st June.

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Akiko Hirai Ceramics in new gallery space

In Studio G3 Akiko Hirai Ceramics invites us to “Come and see my new gallery space at the Chocolate Factory N16”. Her show will also include a rug by Jason Collingwood and paintings by Ivan Kochkarev.  #hackneychristmas

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Decorative and functional ceramic ware

Akiko Hirai Ceramics in G3 creates decorative and functional ceramic ware. She tells us that “I’ll be in ‘Collect’ at Saach, SOFA in NY and Chicago,  a couple of group shows in France and Holland, Solo exhibition in St. Ives … Continue reading

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Akiko Hirai Still Life

Akiko Hirai Still Life at the Scottish Gallery In this exhibition the Chocolate Factory’s Akiko Hirai is showing her still life range as a core of the show along with other work. “Painters transform objects into a ‘view’. Tea masters … Continue reading

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Busy at work

Chocolate Factory ceramist Akiko Hirai busy at work in her studio.

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Moon Jar Exhibition at Korean Cultural Centre

Akiko Hirai  is showing her Moon jars as one of the U.K. potters who was inspired by legendary  Korean Moon jar. Marking 130 years of Anglo-Korean relations the exhibition celebrates these ties through the work of four leading UK potters … Continue reading

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10 years on

Akiko Hirai 10 years on Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 14th February – 9th March 2013 This year, 2013, will be Akiko’s 10th anniversary of her graduation from her ceramic course at Central St. Martins. “I make, so people describe, asymmetrical, imperfect … Continue reading

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Photos of the Chocolate Factory artists

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