The Art of Japanese Urushi
- At latitude 40°N -
New York meets Ninohe
Join us for a seminar about the beauty and culture of Japanese Urushi (lacquer)
originating from Ninohe City, Iwate Prefecture, in northern Japan.
Tasting of Nanbu-Bijin, Japanese premium Sake, to follow
Urushi art demonstration by Urushi artists from Japan
Monday, October 6th, 2014 6pm to 8pm (Sake Reception 8pm to 9pm)
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
C/O Focus America Corporation
" Living Urushi Tradition"
A renowned Urushi artist, who has been living in Japan for over 30 years, will be speaking about urushi history and techniques. Suzanne will also discuss the dangers that face traditional crafts in this modern age and possible solutions.
“Introduction to Japanese Urushi”
Takuo Matsuzawa, Joboji Urushi Workshop Co., Ltd.
A presentation about Joboji’s Urushi culture.
Ninohe City, Iwate Prefecture of Japan
Coordinated by Focus America Corporation, Sake Discoveries LLC.
Ninohe City Fair, New York 2014