Tetotutito is a Japanese contemporary ceramics artist who creates pieces that tell herstories. Each work acts as a recorded message. Her daily emotions are transmittedand preserved in the clay.

“I feel the river around me. The water, like time, passes over me, and I am left alone inthe river. The flow is too fast for me. I feel uneasy, but I endure it. The water passing infront of me is the future, but before I know it, turns into the far away past.”

Her work is not all perfect, or beautiful, or lovely, but there is a melancholy in her artthat pulls at you. It compels you to come closer and hold it in your hands. There is ahint of sorrow that we all carry. The emotions and stories depicted here echo your own.That is her art.

Tetotutito lives in Kamakura along the Shonan coastline of Kanagawa prefecture.※tetotutito means “Hand and Soil” in Japanese.

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Court Tree Collective was established in 2013 by a group of artists and creatives with the primary purpose of representing and supporting the work of emerging and established contemporary artists. Since its opening Court Tree Collective has been a staple to south Brooklyn’s emerging art scene and in a short time has exhibited a number of important exhibitions. In addition they have curated a number of exhibitions at satellite locations throughout the states and abroad.

We are a family-run art gallery specializing in emerging artists to offer a unique and intimate experience for art enthusiasts. Court Tree Collective showcases outsider art, which often defies traditional artistic conventions, alongside works by up-and-coming artists to add depth and diversity to the gallery's offerings. Visitors can expect to encounter raw, authentic expressions of creativity that challenge perceptions and ignite curiosity. By nurturing rising talent and championing unconventional voices, the gallery plays a vital role in fostering a vibrant and inclusive art community.

Our gallery is curated by artists for artists, which fosters a dynamic and supportive environment where creative visionaries can thrive. With firsthand understanding of the artistic process, the curators can showcase works that resonate deeply with both artists and audiences. This curated space celebrates diversity, innovation, and experimentation; it provides a platform for emerging and established artists to connect, collaborate, and showcase their talents. By upholding a community-driven approach to curation, the gallery becomes a vibrant hub for inspiration, dialogue, and artistic exchange.︎



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