1966 Born in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture
1992 Studied under Mr. Takeyoshi Kokuji Yaki Kiln
1995 Started making pottery in Noda Village
Nissin Foods Contemporary Ceramic Art “Menbachi Grand Prize Exhibition” Excellence Award
1998 Start firing in a hole kiln
2000 Winner of the 38th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition Grand Prix
2001 Selected for the 39th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
Selected for World Craft Competition Kanazawa
2002 Winner of the 40th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition Grand Prix
Selected for the International Ceramics Exhibition Mino
2003 Selected for the 41st Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
Selected for the 17th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2004 Invited exhibition at the 22nd Asahi Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2005 SOFA New York exhibition
Selected for the International Ceramics Exhibition Mino
Selected for the 18th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2007 “Noda Kiln Gallery IZUMITA” opened
Selected for the 19th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2009 Received the Excellent Work Award at the 20th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2011 Exhibited at the 1st Contemporary Craft Art Fair
2012 SOFA Chicago exhibition
2013 Sama International Ceramics Festival Invited Artist
2014 COLLECT (London) exhibition
2014 Collection of works by Iwate Museum of Art
2015 GRAND PALAIS PARIS “REVELATION” exhibition
2016 Exhibited at Art Fair Tokyo 2016

Public Collections

  • Yale University Art Gallery / New Haven.CT
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art / Philadelphia.PA
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Los Angeles.CA
  • Iwate Museum of Art
  • Tokoname City Board of Education

Galerie An Der Pinakothek Der Moderne Barbara Ruetz – Munich

Ioppodo Gallery – New York

MOL Gallery – China

Ginza Mitsukoshi – Tokyo

Iwate Prefectural Museum – Iwate

 

 

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