1958 Born in Shimoda, Shizuoka
1981 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts
1987 Established a kiln "Hidaka-gama" in Izu
Takayuki Sakiyama lives near the sea on the Izu Peninsula where he create his swirling rippling stoneware sculptural vessels. His series ‘Chōtō’ - Listening to the Waves - along with their unique sand glazes, are intended to remind you of the ebb and flow of the ocean and its currents. His work is in major Collections including The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, Musée national de Céramique, Sèvres, Paris, France. The Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, USA, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA and The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK.