Title: The Figure of KARMA
Installation View: Gallery Haku, Osaka, 1997
Akiko Maeda was born in Osaka, Japan. She graduated from Kyoto City University of Art. She went on to complete the Ceramics Course of Kyoto City Industrial Laboratory. Her work has won awards including: Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award 1996, New Zealand; 22nd Choza Ceramic Award, Tokoname, Japan, 1995; '91 Asahi Modern Craft Award, Japan; and '90 Asahi Modern Craft Award, Japan.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Gallery HAKU, Osaka, 1991-'97; Gallery YTSUWA-KAN, Kyoto, 1996; and Galeria Ceramica, Tokyo, 1995.
Her selected group exhibitions include: The Vases at Galeria Ceramica, Galeria Ceramica, Tokyo, 1996; Clay Work in Seto '96, Aichi Prefecture Ceramic Museum, Seto, 1996; Nissin Foods Contemporary Ceramic Art (Noodle Bowl) Exhibition '96; Nissin Foods Contemporary Ceramic Art (Noodle Bowl) Exhibition '95; Open Air Clay Work in Kyoto '94; and The 2nd Flower Vases Biennale, Sogetsu Museum, Japan, 1993.