BIO/CV

b. 1976 to a ceramic artist family in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture

Education
  • 2001

    Graduated from the Prefectural Bamboo Craft Training Center
    Studied under bamboo artist Takae Masato
    Studied under bamboo artist Okazaki Chikuhosai II


Exhibitions & Accolades
  • 2008

    Winner of Oita Governor’s Award at the 44th Beppu Annual Bamboo Craft Exhibition
    Became an independent artist

  • 2011

    Winner of both the Oita Governor’s Award and Special Award at the 47th Beppu Annual Bamboo Craft Exhibition
    Admitted to the 46th Seibu Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 2012

    Winner of Oita Governor’s Award at the 48th Beppu Annual Bamboo Craft Exhibition

  • 2014

    Admitted to the 47th Seibu Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 2015

    Winner of the Oita Governor’s Award at the 51st Beppu Annual Bamboo Craft Exhibition

  • 2018

    Admitted to the 65th Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 2020

    Admitted to the 67th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 2021

    Winner of Most Popular Artwork Award in the 57th Beppu Annual Bamboo Craft Exhibition
    Admitted in 68th Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition


ARTIST STATEMENT