" My favorite part of being a potter is to be alone all day. "

Born and raised in Hokkaido, Japan, Makiko is a self-taught artist now established in Montreal, Canada, after many years of travel.

Her craft is always brightly colorful and transpires lightheartedness in her work. The uniqueness of her pieces resides in patterns variations along with the small form details that give each shape a slightly different feeling.  Subtle changes in clay composition tunes up or down the work of her glazes and faceted surfaces brings dynamism in the balance. Simple yet deceivedly rich pieces.

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