Two Japanese artists from Wakayama Prefecture will exhibit artwork in the Lamar Studio, opening the 2019 exhibition season. Master Potter Mr. Masayoshi Shimizu will exhibit traditional handmade pottery, along with artist, Mr. Taisan Tanaka’s contemporary calligraphy. Together the two Japanese artists represent the beauty and influence of Wakayama and Japanese art. MASAYOSHI SHIMIZU The essence of Mr. Shimizu’s pottery is revealed when people use his bowls, platters, and vessels in their daily lives. The beauty is in its use. TAISAN TANAKA Mr. Tanaka is a contemporary Japanese artist specializing in calligraphy infused with live performance.