1962 · Japan
Born in Tokyo, Japan. She studied graphic design at Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo. She came to US in 1986 to attend The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she started learning woodworking. She received her MFA from Furniture Design Program at RISD. She has exhibited widely in the United States, in both galleries and museums. She currently lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico.