Hiroaki MATSUSHIMA (1898-1982)
Born in Ishikawa Prefecture. After working at Kanazawa Technical Research Center, was invited to Rosanjin's Seiko-yo in KitaKamakura by his father, Kotaro Matsushima(Note). After being invited, Hiroaki became a director and worked at Rosanjin's right hand for thirty years. Later he joined Nakano Issui-yo and then Yasaburo Shimonaka invited him to be the pottery studio's director at his studio. He also became the president of Kanagawa Ceramic Artist Association.

  • Note:Kotaro Matsushima(1872-1945) After teaching pottery at Kanazawa Technical School, joined Rosanjin's Seiko-yo pottery studio at Kita-kamakura thanks to recommendation from a potter Seika Suda. He then taught at Takamatsu Ceramic Research Center, and spent time making pottery in his last years at his home town Wakasugi-cho, Ishikawa.

Rosanjin(left) and Hiroaki Matsushim
Rosanjin(left) and Hiroaki Matsushim

Rosanjin's Seiko-yo in KitaKamakura

Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Hiroaki Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima
Kotaro Matsushima