Born 1983, in Hyogo, Japan. Live and work in Stockholm

Education
2008/2010 Konstfack Ädellab jewellery and corpus MA program in Sweden.
2003/2007 Tokyo Zokei University of Fine art BA program in sculpture in Japan.

Past Exhibitions

2019

”LOD 20 års jubileum”, group exhibition, VIDA museum, Öland, Sweden.

”Scandinavian Christmas market 2019”, participated as Makiami, JR Nagoya Takashimaya, Nagoya, Japan.

2018

”Konst och Design”, group exhibition, Täby kulturcentrum Karby Gård, Täby, Sweden.

”Vitt hus”, Makiami pop up shop with Miku Fukamitsu, URAWA PARCO in Saitama, Japan.

”Keeping up with the times”, group exhibition, Gallery Rosemarie Jäger, Hochheim, Germany.

”Reliant Objects”, group exhibition, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland Oregon, USA.

2017

”MINNEN”, A collaborative project with the sound artist Sayuri Hayashi Egnell, Galleri KORN, Stockholm, Sweden.

“The Cutlery Show”, group exhibition, IBU Gallery, Paris, France.

”LOD in Florence  / Preziosa jewellery week”, group exhibition, Bottecelli Gallery, Florence, Italy.

2016

“Speglingar”, Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm, Sweden.

”Smycken på Kroppen / Photo Booth”, LOD metallformgivning, Stockholm, Sweden.

”MONO JAPAN”, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2015

“Nordic Craft Pavilion 2015”, Revelations Grand Palais, Paris, France.
“Smaka på Silver”, Konsthall Märsta, Sigtuna, Sweden.
“The Fork”, group exhibition, LOD metallformgivning, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Sign of Spring”, Makiami solo exhibition, O-Jewel, Tokyo, Japan.

2014

“LOD 15 år”, group exhibition, Örnsköldsviks museum, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.
“Thinking Through Eating”, solo exhibition/event, O-Jewel, Tokyo, Japan.

“LAGOMLAND”, curated by Karen Pontoppidan, group exhibition, Bavarian Craft Association, Munich, Germany.
“Talk through Spoons and Chopsticks”, group exhibition, Vogoze, Seoul, Korea.
“Creative Spiral Project”, group exhibition, Kuwasawa Design School, Tokyo, Japan.
“LOD 15 år”, group exhibition, LOD metallformgivning, Stockholm, Sweden.
Solo exhibition, Kaleido, Uppsala, Sweden.

2013

”Maki på LOD” Solo exhibition, LOD metallformgivning, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Steinbeisser Experimental Gastronomy 3”, Collaboration project with Steinbeisser, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Steinbeisser Experimental Gastronomy 2”, Collaboration project with Steinbeisser, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Silver Slakten”, group exhibition, Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm, Sweden.

2012

“Ädel Metal”, group exhibition, Boom gallery, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
“Unika Skedar på Höstens Comtemporary”, group exhibition, Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Nya Medlemmar”, group exhibition, Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Experimental Gastronomy”, Collaboration project with Steinbeisser, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Ta i Trä – Nutida Håller Låda”, group exhibition, Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Unionjap”, group exhibition, Design Festa Gallery Harajyuku, Tokyo, Japan.

2011

“Odenplan Station Exhibition” Solo exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden.

2010

“The Memory of Summer Holiday”, Azukimushi group exhibition, Flew gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
“In Corpo Rated”, group exhibition, Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm, Sweden.
“BroochMania”, a project of Ädellab Konstfack, Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Spring Exhibition”, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Talente 2010”, IHM, Munich, Germany.
“Formex, Fair for Design and Interior Design”, Stockholm, Sweden.

2009

“Under Study”, group exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.
“There is Nothing Left but Crying”, group exhibition, Show Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.
”Squatting Corpus”, Karen Ponttoppidan Atelier, Munich, Germany.

2008

“Same Same but Better?”, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden.

2007

“Joint Graduation Exhibition of Five Art Universities in Tokyo”, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

Prizes and grants

2015

”International kultur utbyte”, Konstnärsönamden, Stockholm, Sweden.

2010

“Konstnäsnämnden Assistant scholarship”, Konstnäsnämnden, Stockholm, Sweden.

”IASPIS International culture exchange scolarship”, IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden

”Konstfack graduation award”, Stockholm, Sweden.

”Estrid Ericsons stiftelse”, Stockholm, Sweden.

2008

”Tokyo Zokei Alumni, study abroad scholarship”, Tokyo Zokei University Alumni, Tokyo, Japan.

2007

”Zokei award to best sculpture in 2007”, Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan.

”Best students of the year scholarship”, Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan.

Publications

2019

”Impossible Design”, A book by Agata Toromanoff published about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

2018

”La Vanguardia” an article on Spanish news paper about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser

”Bellevue NZZ”, an article on a newspapers in Switzerland about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”CNN Style”, an article on a website  about “The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

 

2017

“Food Futures”, A book by Kate Sweetapple and Gemma Warriner published about my ”The spoon project”.

”MOLD”, an article on a website about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”MONTECRISTO”, An article on a magazine in Canada about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

2016

“Elle Decoration no.6 2016”, an article on a magazine about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”Dezeen”, an article on a website about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”The Independent”, an article on a website about  ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”The New York Times Style Magazine”, an article on a website about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”Current Obsession”, an article on a website about my work ”Speglingar”.

”Financial Times How to Spend It”, an article on a newspapers about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

”Yellow trace”, an article on a website about ”The spoon” for Steinbeisser.

2015

”Game of whispers – Kunsthåndverk vol 35, issue 137, no 3, 2015”, published about my work ”The box”, Bekkestua, Norway.

”I want it! ELLE a table, no 78 / 2015”, an article on a magazine, Japan.

“Experimental Gastronomy”, an article on newspaper in Berlin, TAZ, Berlin, Germany.

2014

“Tajta koncept och nya bekantskaper – Uppsala nya tidning Kultur 16 Jan 2014”, an article on a newspapeSweden.

“HALLÅ DÄR… – Uppsala tidningen AKTUELLT Nummer 2. 9-5 Jan 2014”, an article on a newspaper, Sweden.

2013

”Bestickande – Residence  nr8/2013”, an article on a magazine, Sweden.

2012

“Unika skedar på höstens contemporary – Bukowskis REVUE  nr 35/2012”, an article on a catalogue, Sweden.

“Kunst en goed eten – Dynamisch perspectief ur 3/2012”, an article on a magazine, the Netherlands.

2010

”Rapport från Konstfacks vårutställning 2010 – Konsthantverk magazine  nr 2/2010”, an article on a magazine about ”The box”, Sweden.

”DN 23rd – May p12”, an article on a news paper, Sweden.

”Talente 2010 Catalogue IHM”, published on a catalogue, Munich, Germany.

2009

“The Kobe shimbun, Jewelley exhibition 30th July p27”, an article on a lokal news paper, Hyogo, Japan.

2008

“The Kobe shimbun, Sculpture exhibition – 5th Aug p26”, an article on a lokal news paper, Hyogo, Japan.

Professional Experiences

2018

Public art project for hospital word B86-88 at Karolinska universitetssjukhuset i Huddinge.

2016

Corpus workshop for BA1, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.

2014

Opponent for Ädellab BA exam, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.