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– 2013 July 13 + 14 ACGA Clay and Glass Exhibition at the Palo Alto Art Center on Newell Road and Embarcadero in Palo Alto, CA.

– 2013 February 19 – 26 “Kamakura-Red and Horsehair” SwanCeramics Exhibition at the Yu Gallery in Kamakura, Japan.


– 2012 March 30 – April 7 “Kamakura-RED” Exhibition at the Ginnosuzu Gallery in Kamakura, Japan. To show that Japan is getting better as well as my own little disaster of breast cancer detected in April of 2011.

-2011 March 28 – April 5 “Kamakura-RED” Exhibition at the Ginnosuzu Gallery in Kamakura, Japan. Canceled due to terrible disaster of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear Fukushima accidents.

– The “Wing, Tsubasa” exhibition at the Toko Gallery in Mashiko, Nov.27 – 9 Dec., 2010.

Exhibition by Swanica Ligtenberg / Dance of KAN ICHI.

– This “Angel” Kamakura Red Kamakura Bori inspired teapot and cup are in an exhibition of my goldsmith family, my uncle Rudie Arens and grandfather and brothers Arens in the Museum  “Het Valkhof” of the city Nijmegen, The Netherlands; April – August 2010.

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– This Kamakura Red Bamboo Teapot is acquired by the Yixing Ceramic Arts Museum in their International Hall of Teapots, August 2010.

– This Kamakura Red Bamboo Teapot is also accepted in the China 2010 2nd Shanghai International Modern Pot Art Biennial Exhibition, April/May 2010.
– The Kamakura-Red teapot was exhibited in Shanghai International Ceramic Art Expo in September, 2009.

– The Kamakura-Red PEONY Vase is accepted at the Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair, November 2009, China.

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– “Kamakura-Red” and Horsehair Exhibition at the Ginsuzu Gallery in Kamakura from November 12 – 17, 2009 in Japan.

Ekoin show

– Koyasan (Holy Mountain of Japan) Exhibition from July 5 – 12, 2009 organized by the organization “Happymaker” in Japan.

Golden Lotus Vessel

– My “Golden Lotus Horsehair Vessel” is accepted by the San Diego Art Institute: Museum of the Living Artist in their 50th International Juried Awards Exhibition. The exhibition is from March 20 – May 10, 2009 in San Diego, USA.

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– My “Red TEAPOT” is accepted in the International Contemporary Teapot Exhibition with the title: “Beyond the Function”. The exhibition dates are from April 6 – 12, 2009 in the French Designer Gallery of French Thompson in Scottsdale, Arizona and concurrent with the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference to be held in Phoenix from 8 – 11 April, 2009 in USA.

Part of Holiday Show

Gallery House “Holiday Show” Nov. + Dec. ’08, USA.

HH Caldera Detail

– My “California Sun” Horsehair plate and 2 other pieces are selected for the California Clay ‘08 exhibition from the Association of Clay and Glass Artists at the Fresno City College from Nov. 4- Dec.5, 2008, USA.

Circles of Life Horsehair Bowl
– My “Circles of Life” Horsehair Plate won a Judges’ Commendation Award in the Mashiko International Ceramics Competition 2008 and was exhibited in the MASHIKO MUSEUM of Ceramic Arts from
Oct 10 – Dec 9, 2008, Japan.

Mino 08 Honorable mentiion.Cosmos Horsehair Plate

– My “Cosmos Horsehair Plate” won an Honorable Mention in the 08 MINO international Ceramics Competition and is exhibited in the Ceramics Park MUSEUM in Mino, Aug.1 – Sept.30, 2008, Japan.

GH show

– Gallery House 3D-Show “Cast of Characters”: June 3 – June 28, 2008, USA.

Tea+coffee show

– Coupa Cosas: “Art of Tea and Coffee” groups show from ACGA: June 6- July 5, 2008, USA.

Yufuku exhibition Mars plate

Yufuku Gallery in Tokyo: Ceramic and Food Exhibition, April 17 – 25, 2008, Japan.

50Anniversary.feeling centered

Gallery House 50th anniversary: special April show: April 1 – May 3, 2008, USA.

Box.to a happy and long life

– The “BOX” Groupshow in the town of Utsunomiya, Tochigi prefecture in the GALLERY IN THE BLUE from the
5th of December to the 14th of December, 2007, Japan.

Woodfired pieces

– “Holiday Groupshow” at the Gallery House in Palo Alto, California during Nov-Dec, 2007.
My work was wood-fired during “The Fantastic Fire” workshop in Mashiko, Japan.

Toko exhibit

– “Horsehair” exhibition at the Toko Gallery in Mashiko, Japan,
Sept.8 – Sept.20, 2007.

Horsehair in case

– The Tokyo Nippon Tougei Club had their major Groupshow in the Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi store from
May 15 – May 20, 2007 in Japan. I participated with 2 horsehair pieces.

Mashiko 06 Judges Special Award.Four Season Horsehair Vase

– My “Horsehair Vase’ won a Special Judges’ Award in the Mashiko International Ceramics Competition 2006 and was exhibited in the MASHIKO MUSEUM of Ceramic Arts from Oct 8 – Dec 7, 2006, Japan.

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