Born in Japan, working in London.

2007 - The Institute, Pottery course.
2001 - 2003 Royal College of Art
Master of Arts Degree course in Photography.
1997 - 2000 The Surrey Institute of Art & Design University College
Media Study BA (Honours) Photography.
1989 - 1993 Hiroshima Jogakuin University, Japan.
BA (Honours) English American Literature.
1996 Tamagawa University, Japan.
Specialisation in qualification of art museum curator.
2018 The London Artisan, London
Craft Central Market at Forge, London
2017 Ceramics and photography exhibition, Craft Central Corner Shop, London.
2016 Ceramics and photography exhibition, Craft Central Corner Shop, London.
2007 `My Alice`, Akane Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan and Bratto Gallery, Fukushima Japan
2006 Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima, Fukushima Japan.
2006 'Face - Mask', 8th International Festival of Artistic Photography, Athens Greece
2006 Talk for the Cambridge University Photographic Society. Cambridge
2005 `Secret`, Royal College of Art, London.
2003-2004 `Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize` , National Portrait Gallery,London
Aberystwyth Arts Center,Lighthouse,Poole's Center for the Arts.
`Reduced`,Century Gallery,London
2003 `Our Travelling Show Photography 2003` Royal College of Art, Londom
`Another way is possible`, Royal College of Art, London.
2002 `japan four`, Pump House Gallery, London.
`Meantime`, Royal College of Art, London.
2001 `Behind the kimono`, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich.
2000 `Mixed`, The Mall Gallery, London.
2003 Schweppes Photegraphic Portrait Prize 2003 - the National Portrait Gallery
2003 The Gen Foundation
2002 Fin Art Bursary from Royal College of Art
2001 Japan 2001 (Embassy of Japan)
2001 - 2003 Jemca Plc (TOYOTA)
2005 'Rurubu - United Kingdom & London' , JTB publishing, 15.03.2005
2003 'Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize 2003' catalogue for National Portrait Gallery, 2003, p19.
2003 `British Journal of Photography` , 05.11.2003 , p26
2002 `Time Out` , February 13/20 2002 no.1643 , p54.