Yasumitsu Morito

Yasumitsu Morito, Mother and Children, 2015, glazed ceramic, 24 x 10 x 9 inches
Yasumitsu Morito’s works have been exhibited in various venues in New York, including public sculptures in both Carl Schurz Park and Riverside Park South in Manhattan, and solo shows at the Bill Hodges Gallery, Resobox Gallery and the Consulate General of Japan in New York City. Morito’s work has been featured in various publications and venues including the Wall Street Journal, NY1, and the Consulate General of Japan. Morito studied sculpture at The Art Students League and human anatomy for artists at the Drexel University College of Medicine. He was a ceramic instructor in Japan and Central America through the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Morito hails from Mashiko in Japan, a district known for traditional Japanese ceramics. He is an elected member of The National Sculpture Society and a Cultural Ambassador of the Tochigi Prefecture Japan for Ceramics. His sculptures are included in the collection of various private and public institutions including Rockland Community College.