1975  Born in Japan

 

EDUCATION:

2001  Research Student, Glass Course, Aichi University of Education, Japan

2000  M.A, Fine Arts, Art Education Specialty, Aichi University of Education

1998  B.A, Arts & Crafts, Aichi University of Education

1996  Penland School of Crafts, Glass Session, Under Jack Wax and Ruth King

 

EXPERIENCE:

2008  Artist in Residence and Lecture, Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts, Japan

2007-08  A Part-Time Lecture, Aichi University of Education, Japan

2004-07  Teaching Assistant, Glass Craft Course, Craft Department, Osaka University of Arts, Japan

2004  Blowing Assistant, Seto Ceramics and Glass Art Center, Japan, Demonstrator: Tsuyoshi Inoue

2001-04  Working at Utatsuyama Craft Workshop, Japan

2002  Blowing Assistant, Glass Art Society Conference in Amsterdam, Demonstrator: Kazumi Tsuji

2001  Studio Assistant, Seto Ceramics and Glass Art Center, Japan

1999  Teaching Assistant, Aichi University of Education

 

SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS: 

2007  Honorable Mention, ‘The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’07’, Japan

          New Glass Review 28

2005  New Glass Review 26

2002  Takako Sano Scholarship, Glass Art Society 

2001  New Glass Review 22

1999  Niwa Arts Scholarship, Daikou Foundation, Japan

1998  Juror’s Choice, ‘Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition’ Japan

1997  New Glass Review 18

 

EXHIBITION:

2019  Exhibition ‘Der Weg nach Innen’, Galerie B, Baden-Baden/Sinzheim, Germany

2013  Exhibition ‘Entrance to the Inter World’, Galerie B, Baden-Baden/Sinzheim, Germany

2010  Exhibition ‘Der Blick nach Innen’, Galerie B, Baden-Baden/Sinzheim, Germany

2009  Solo Exhibition, Gallery Satoru, Japan

2008  3rd Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2008’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan

      Solo Exhibition, Gallery Kazekusa, Japan

      Solo Exhibition, Gallery Tanaka Art, Japan

2007  Solo Exhibition, Art Gallery Yutaka, Japan

      Group Exhibition ‘FIELD OF NOW –SCULPTURE–’, Yokyo Art Hall, Japan

2006  International Craft Exhibition –Itami– ‘Shuki-Shuhaidai’, Itami Craft Center, Japan

   ‘VESSELS, The Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in KOGANEZAKI 2006’,

      Koganezaki Crystal Park, Japan

      ‘Twenty Years on’, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Demmark

      ‘The Face –Lost and Found Again’, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany

2005  2nd Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2005’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan

      Solo Exhibition, ‘Thinking of…’, Gallery Satoru, Japan

      Group Exhibition, ‘Senses of the Inner: Japanese Contemporary Glass’, Habatat Galleries, MI

      Glass Weekend ’05, Wheaton Village, NJ

      Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulation,

      Museum of American Glass, NJ

2004  The 4th Contemporary Glass Exhibition in Satsuma’, The Glass Museum of Satsuma, Japan

      Group Exhibition, ‘Fall for Glass:04’, Morgan contemporary Glass Gallery, PE

      The 32nd Annual International Glass Invitational, ‘The Awards Exhibition’,

      Habatat Galleries, MI

2003  VESSELS, The Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in KOGANEZAKI 2003’,

      Koganezaki Crystal Park, Japan

      Group Exhibition, ‘In Petto’, Morgan contemporary Glass Gallery, PE

      Group Exhibition, Glass works 2003 ‘Materials and Formative’,

      Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan

    Glass Weekend ’03, Wheaton Village, NJ

      Solo Exhibition, ‘Permeation of My Heart’, Art Salon Yutaka, Japan

      Group Exhibition, ‘There+Here’, Morgan contemporary Glass Gallery, PE

2002  ‘1st Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2002’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan

      ‘1st Hokuriku Glass Exhibition’, Kanazu Forest of Creation, Japan

      Solo Exhibition, ‘Inner Vessel’, Gallery Gosyu, Westbeth Gallery Kozuka, Japan

      S.O.F.A. Chicago, Navy Pier, IL

2001  ‘1st Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition 2001 in Onoda’, Japan

      S.O.F.A. Chicago, Navy Pier, IL

2000  S.O.F.A. Chicago, Navy Pier, IL

1999  ‘Glass in Japan ’99 –Next Generation Exhibition’, Yoyogi Art Gallery, Japan

      ‘Japanese Glass Exhibition’, Joyce Peter Gallery, MI

1998  ‘The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’98’, Japan

     

PUBLIC COLLECTION:

      Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany

      Glassmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark

      Toyama City

 

COMMISSIONED WORK:

      Hotel Murano, WA

 

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