When: March 6-April 28 2012
Born in Nagoya, Japan in 1942, Jun Kaneko came to the United States in 1963 to study painting at the Chouinard Institute of Art in Los Angeles, now the California Institute for the Arts, where he became interested in sculptural ceramics. Studying in California with Peter Voulkos, Paul Soldner, and Jerry Rothman, he became immersed in what is now known as the contemporary ceramics movement. His work is in more than seventy museum collections and appears in numerous international solo and group exhibitions annually. Kaneko has completed more than thrity public commissions in the United States and Japan.