Tag: Shawn Yuan

Merging Western and Eastern Culture at SAMA

  Merging Western and Eastern Culture In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we’re sharing this 1929 bowl designed by Japanese American artist Kataro Shirayamadani, a prolific designer and painter for Cincinnati-based Rookwood Pottery Company. During his decades-long career, Shirayamadani painted vessels with delicate pictures of the natural world.   He created more designs for the company than any other artist—including this whimsical… Read more »