Yusuke YamamotoBorn: 1979
Place of Birth: Kanagawa, Japan
Yusuke Yamamoto was born in Kanagawa, Japan in 1979 and now lives and works in North Wales. He trained in silversmithing at the renowned Musashino Art University, Tokyo. In 2011 Yusuke met Anna Gordon (currently the Head of the Silversmithing and Jewellery at Glasgow School of Art) and she invited him to take up an academic research position at GSA in 2012. In 2011 he visited Musashino Art University in Tokyo which has a world class reputation for metalwork, headed by Professor Hiroshi Suzuki.
Yusuke shapes metal by hammer raising and chasing techniques and draws inspiration from the natural world. With each stroke of the hammer, he tries to evoke an expression, atmosphere and emotion.
Public Collections include:
The Goldsmiths’ Company, London; The Clothworkers’ Company, London; The New College, Oxford
Yusuke's work featured in the exhibition A Japanese Design in August 2020.
Sea Ice Beaker View details
Sea Ice Beaker2020hammer raised and chased Britannia silver 958, Nunome inlay with 24ct gold foilH:7.5cm D:10cm£3,200Yusuke Yamamoto in his studio View details
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Ice Beaker2018hammer raised and chased Britannia silver 958H:8cm W:7.5cmSoldSea Anemone Cylindrical Box by Yusuke Yamamoto View details
Sea Anemone Cylindrical Box by Yusuke Yamamoto2018hammer raised and chased Britannia silver 958H:4.5cm W:5cmSoldSea Ice Beaker by Yusuke Yamamoto View details
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