Biography

Fine Crafted Pottery inspired by
nature,
cycles of aquatic ecosystems,
Japanese ethnicity
and California life style.

GALLERIES
Little Tokyo Clay Works 1997 to present
Mischief 1998 to present
Freehand 1999 to present
Craft and Folk Museum 1999 to present
Schemacher Pottery Gallery 1999 to present
Oregon Japanese Garden 1999 to present
Icaan Gallery 2000 to present
Japanese Traditional Store 1999 to 2000
Vicki Blakeman Int. Des. 2000
Topeo 2001
Contemporary Classics 2001

SHOWS
Contemporary Crafts Market November, 2000
Tempe Fall Arts Festival December, 2000
KPFA Community Crafts Fair December, 2000
Village Fest (Palm Springs) November 2000
Contemporary Crafts Market March, 2001
Art in the Gardens May, 2001
Marin Arts Festival June, 2001
Artwalk June, 2001 *2nd place
ACC/ Baltimore July, 2001
Malibu Art Festival July, 2001
Mill Valley Art Festival Sept, 2001
Santa Barbara Art Festival Oct, 2001 *1st place
Affaire in the Garden Oct. 2001 * H. M.
CCM Nov. 2001
Art Affaire March, 2002
Scottsdale Arts Festival March, 2002

COMMISSION WORK 
Custom Dinnerware set
Tea set
Soup Tureen
Vases
Sushi Platters
Restaurant Dinnerware set

EDUCATION
Goldenwest College 1990-1993
Specialized in Ceramics
California State University of Long Beach 1994-1997
Specialized in Ceramics

BACKGROUND
Born in Fukuoka, Japan 1971
Settled in California Since 1985

ACTIVITIES 
Angles Gate Cultural Center Artist 1998 to present
Angles Gate Cultural Center Member 2000 to present
California Japanese Ceramic Arts Guild Supporting Member 1999
American Craft Council Member 2000 to present

ARTICLES
Los Angles Times December, 1998
Daily Breeze November, 1999
Rave May, 2000
Kamai May, 2000