Shigeo Shiga (1928-2011) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Japan in 1928, Shiga is a ceramic artist who studied and worked in Japan before arriving in Australia in 1966 to work at the Sturt Workshop in Mittagong, and then at the Talofa Workshop in Sydney .

He later set up his own workshop in the semi rural Sydney suburb of Terrey Hills and lectured in ceramics East Sydney Technical College, and at the University of New South Wales, before eventually returning to Japan with his Australian wife in 1980.

Shiga has exhibited widely and his work is represented in the Australian National Collection, several state galleries and institutional collections. Shigeo Shiga died in 2011. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Ovoid Vase
Highest Price:
Ovoid Vase
Ceramic, 27 x 27 cm
The Sunday Art Auction, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Works on Paper11A$1,054 N/A
Objects3721A$2,400 A$397

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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