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Hiroshi Sueyoshi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-259

Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, exhibition catalogues, advertisements and invitations, and newspaper articles relating to the career of Hiroshi Sueyoshi. It also contains sketched plans for his 'Harmony' sculpture that is on display at the Cameron Art Museum.

Dates

  • 1975-2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for resource use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Hiroshi Sueyoshi was born in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. He arrived in the United States in 1971 to help build Humble Mill Pottery in Asheboro, NC.  After additional study in Virginia, he returned to North Carolina in 1974 to work as a production potter in Seagrove at Seagrove Pottery. Sueyoshi has taught at the Sampson Technical Institute in Sampson County, Wilson Technical Institute in Wilson County, and Cape Fear Community College in New Hanover County. He primarily works with porcelain using the Japanese techniques of neriage and nerikomi.  Sueyoshi has exhibited his work and won numerous awards in exhibitions across the United States. His work is in private, corporate, and institutional collections including the Smithsonian Institution's Renwick Gallery. Sueyoshi is a graduate of Tokyo Aeronautical College and the Ochanomizu Design School in Tokyo.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (Contains 2 document boxes and 1 oversize box)

Language

English

Japanese

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in five series: exhibitions, advertisements and invitations, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Hiroshi Sueyoshi in 1999.

Title
Hiroshi Sueyoshi Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Abigail Clanton
Date
04/20/2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

910-962-7462