Motoharu Ozawa (Gifu)
Born in Tokyo in 1974 and raised in Yokohama
Moved away from Yokohama after turning 25 years old.
Decided to learn pottery techniques because of the passion towards folk crafts and handmade crafts.
Attended a pottery school in Tajimi city in Gifu Prefecture for 2 years, where it is famous for its ceramics.
Especially interested in learning and creating a great variety of glazes for pottery.
Started his career as a professional ceramicist and built his own pottery kiln in Tajimi city in 2005.
Moved to his current pottery studio in Toki city in Gifu Prefecture in 2007.
Ozawa’s pottery philosophy