Sadashi Inuzuka

Region: Vancouver British Columbia
Born 1951, Japan


Sadashi Inuzuka is a visual artist with a background in ceramics who also creates installations and public art projects. Born in Japan, he had a life-long ambition to immigrate to North America and become an artist. He received a diploma from the Emily Carr College of Art and Design in 1985, and went on to receive his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA in 1987. He has exhibited extensively in both solo and group shows across Canada and the United States, as well as in Australia, Japan, Finland, Denmark, and Venezuela, Taiwan, Czechoslovakia, France, and the Netherlands. He has also been invited as a visiting artist or artist-in-residence to many places in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Artist Statement

When I began to study art and when I encountered clay for the first time it was a revelation. I discovered how to connect the material and spiritual world through the creative process. Decades of art practice have allowed my attitude to evolve, yet my first belief in art – its power to communicate and bring the inside and outside worlds together – remains unchanged.
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