Kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery with seams of gold, silver and other metals that highlight faults rather than deflect from them for a uniquely beautiful piece.
What will I learn in this class?
In this class, students learn to remake their own ceramic ware with bonding agents, lacquer and a decorative metal for a one-of-a-kind item to use or display at home.
Who teaches this class?
Lauren Kawasaki holds a BS in Studio Arts from Skidmore College, where she focused in ceramics and photography. Kawasaki’s love of ceramics brought her first to Japan over 30 years ago. After decades working in the corporate world, Kawasaki returned to her passion and started to learn kintusgi and other traditional Japanese arts.