Potter’s profile ― Murashima Jun
Born in Kyoto in 1949, Murashima Jun attended Musashino Arts University in Tokyo and started his working life there in the field of stage art.
In 1978 he moved to the Echizen potter’s Village and started his career as a potter.
Having completed his apprenticeship at Furukawa Touen, he set up his own wood-fired kiln (Ayu-tobo) in 1985.
Mr.Murashima specializes in making teapots but he also produces vases and sake sets etc.
He has exhibited privately at a number of galleries all over Japan.