I learned Glass Art in Aichi University of Education and Toyama Institute of Glass Art. After I worked in Utatsuyama Crafts Workshop as studio coordinator for 5 years, I taught glass art in Osaka University of Arts and Nagoya University of Arts for 5 years. Currently I am teaching in Aichi University of Education as associate professor and have headed the glass program there since 2008. I have won a number of honors, including the award of Grand Prix’ from the Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Koganezaki 2009 , merit award from the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2010 , and merit award from the World Exhibition of Arts And Crafts Kanazawa ’99. My works were featured in New Glass Review 30 and 31 and have been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally.