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fishschool logo, three white fish grouped together facing left


based in honolulu, hi

fishcake was gifted a ceramic kiln in november 2020 from an honored friend, andrew mau, in exchange that we use it to help the artist community. by the beginning of 2021, we were fortunate to have the assistance of many members of established ceramic institutions for the development of the space + programming. 

fast forward to now, the studio has grown and transformed since then. it is now under the direction of joy sanchez and ayaka takao who have expanded on the original founding member's vision to foster a dynamic creative community here in kaka'ako. fishschool satiates o'ahu's hunger for innovative arts education with the help of our many dedicated instructors, members, and volunteers, all while organically cultivating an artist collective that shares values of love and kokua. fishschool offers a range of arts classes including *but not limited to*:

painting, drawing, textiles, beading, printmaking, ceramics, and jewelry making! And we have a full functioning ceramic community studio space.


special thanks to: 

daven hee, devin oishi, russell wee, dean + letty young, janet kelly, rechung fujihira, founding studio manager jun funahashi, andrew mau, and dane nakama

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