Yusuke YamamotoBorn: 1979
Place of Birth: Kanagawa, Japan
Yusuke Yamamoto was born in Kanagawa, Japan in 1979. 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. In each stroke of the hammer he tries to evoke an expression, atmosphere and emotion.
Public Collections include: The Goldsmiths’ Company, London; and The New College, Oxford.