Teppei Ono ( English )

An interview with Teppei Ono

I. Youth

I think I was stubborn, emotional, and difficult to handle, even as a child. My father was a radiology technician at a hospital, but he had painted since he was young, and I suppose it was about his 50, he started actively engaging  himself in art, such as applying lacquer to wooden objects as his own works of art. My mother was also interested in art and craft, although she did not make things herself. Unlike my father, I was not good at art, nor did I like it. People often ask me why I started making ceramics if that's the case. When I was in junior...