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Aaron Scythe, New Zealand Potter - Boar in a Pottery Shop

Hip Hop Oribe jug by Aaron Scythe
Aaron Scythe at the wheel
Profile of New Zealand potter, Aaron Scythe, who spent 16 years in Japan as a potter


Profile of Aaron Scythe, a New Zealand potter who had permanently established himself in Japan as a potter and was respected by Japanese potters. Scythe returned to New Zealand with  his family to escape the radiation fallout after the Fukushima earthquake, and is now making work whose language speaks of his Japanese experience and knowledge while appealing to the sensibilities of New Zealand culture.

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This article is available for sale or can be completely rewritten.  The original work was cut in half to make it easier for reading, so plenty of interesting unpublished material exists from which a new piece could be constructed. Contact: or 021-577-503

Aaron Scythe's work is certainly for sale and you may contact him through the author or directly.

Written by

Theresa Sjoquist

9 Dec 2014

Interests Freelance writer, and the author of Yvonne Rust - Maverick Spirit.Professional speaker