Commissions Include

Ceramic bird mural, Yokohama National University, Japan
Sculpture for IBJ Bank, London
Pottery for Neiman Marcus Store, USA and Seibu Department Store, Japan
Sculptures for Director’s office, LTC Bank International, London
Seven vases for Hilton Hotel, Mauritius
Architectural tiles for Asada House, Tokyo
Sculptural planter for Taurus Crafts, Gloucestershire
Ceramic mural for garden of Mary Portas, London
Commemorative Award Plate, Sir Peter Parker Japanese Speech Contest, SOAS, London
Colourful coffee cups for directors of Beaux Arts Gallery, London


The following galleries generally stock Jill Fanshawe Kato’s ceramics, but please check first!
Her work can also be seen at her studio in London, by prior appointment

Exhibitions Include


2020 Art residency at Nature in Art, Twigworth, Gloucestershire, 12-17 May
‘Spotlight’ exhibition at Blackwell Arts & Crafts House, Cumbria, May 2 - June 22
‘New Ceramics’ 11th solo exhibition at Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath, June 20 - August 29
Solo exhibition, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 28 November - 23 December
2021 Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London
Green Hill Arts, Moretonhampstead, Devon from 20 May
Spring Show, Devon Guild of Crafts, Bovey Tracey, Devon 29 May - 10 July
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Windermere, Cumbria ‘Selected Artist’ 17 May-10 October
‘Regeneration’ sculpture exhibition, Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford, Devon
Yew Tree Gallery, Morvah, Cornwall summer show ‘A Movable Feast’
Nature Inspired British Contemporary Crafts exhibition
Nature in Art Museum, Twigworth, Gloucester, 9 Nov-19 Dec
‘Small is Beautiful’, Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth, Devon, 22 Nov - 7 Jan
2022 Bevere Gallery, Worcestershire, 31 March - 27 Apr
Eastertide, Yew Tree Gallery, Cornwall. 7 April- 7 May
St. Ives Ceramics Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall
Make Southwest (was Devon Guild) Bovey Tracey, Devon
Marine House Gallery, Beer, Devon
Dartington Trust, Devon, ‘In Unity’, Japanese tea ceremony and teabowl workshop, 11-12 June
2023 Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria
Marine House at Beer, Beer, Devon
Make Southwest, Bovey Tracey, Devon
St Ives Ceramics, St Ives, Cornwall
‘WILD THINGS’ two-person show with Susan O’Byrne at Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London
12 October - 4 November, PV 11 October, 2023

Teaching, talks, demos

Jill taught for 17 years on the Postgraduate Ceramics Diploma Course at Goldsmiths College, London, and at Lambeth Institute and Kingsway College. She lectures (particularly on Japanese ceramics) and teaches workshops widely. In recent years she has taught / lectured in Japan, China, Spain, the USA and New Zealand in addition to the UK.

Raku Teabowl Workshop for young people, Kings Cross, London 2019

Tutor Jill and students of tile workshop at National Ceramics Festival, Navarrete, La Rioja,Spain

Dartington Trust, Devon. ‘In Unity’, an approach to making Japanese teabowls, June 12, 2022



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