Founder’s Gallery

The exhibition was funded in part by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.

The exhibition featured work by contemporary artist / craftsmen: Shôji Hamada, Kanjiro Kawai and Takashi Yotsumoto from Japan and Laura Andreson, Otto and Gertrud Natzler and Gail Reynolds Natzler from the United States of America; and anonymously-made hewn Koa wood bowls from Hawaii.

Collection Source: Mingei International Museum


On View: Sep 02, 2000 - Oct 01, 2000

Curator: Martha Longenecker

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