CAST Contributor Spotlight: Yoko Sekino-Bové

CAST Contributor Spotlight: Yoko Sekino-Bové

Yoko Sekino-Bové, Flowers in Mirror, Moon on Water, 2014. High-fire stoneware and enamel paint, 6'2" × 1'9" × 1'9".  Created in Arts/Industry, a long-term residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photo: Rich Maciejewski.

Yoko Sekino-Bové, Flowers in Mirror, Moon on Water, 2014. High-fire stoneware and enamel paint, 6'2" × 1'9" × 1'9".  Created in Arts/Industry, a long-term residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photo: Rich Maciejewski.

Yoko Sekino-Bové is an exceptional ceramicist who uses many processes in her work. Yoko is especially sensitive to surface adornment; her approach to glaze makes her forms come to life. 

In 2014, Yoko earned a residency at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. There she produced this magnificent column series called Flowers in Mirror, Moon on Water. She also created the Diary Cup Project that consists of 74 cups, each of which was cast, and then Yoko recorded the day's events on their surfaces. Many of the cups feature images of casting, which got us extra excited.

See Yoko's magnificent work HERE

Yoko Sekino-Bové, Diary Cup Project, 2014. High-fire stoneware, 7" × 3" × 3" (each cup). Created in Arts/Industry, a long-term residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. Arts/Industry takes place at Kohler Co.  Photos: Courtesy of Rich Maciejewski.

Yoko Sekino-Bové, Diary Cup Project, 2014. High-fire stoneware, 7" × 3" × 3" (each cup). Created in Arts/Industry, a long-term residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. Arts/Industry takes place at Kohler Co.  Photos: Courtesy of Rich Maciejewski.

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