Shino Takeda is a Japanese ceramicist based in New York.
Growing up amongst the traditional pottery towns of Kyushu, Takeda felt a sense of artistic freedom when she settled in New York City. Her work is an appropriation of traditional Japanese art forms mixed with the freshness of NYC.
"All my work is handmade, one of a kind. Searching for perfect imperfection, tracing memories, making stories that connect the old to the new." - Shino Takeda