Hanako Nakazato of Monohanako
Artist : Hanako Nakazato
Material : pottery clay
Area : Karatsu Saga Prefecture Japan , Maine USA
［ Profile ］
- Born in Karatsu Saga prefecture Japan, she moved to the US at the age of 16 to pursue her education.
- During her stay in the USA,she discovered the uniqueness of Japanese food culture.
She came back to Japan after graduating from the university and learned ceramics from Takashi Nakazato, who is his father.
She started her career with a father and daughter exhibition at the gallery Manyoudo in Tokyo.
After that, she held numerous solo exhibitions in various parts of Japan and in the USA.
Opened own studio "monohanako" in Japan, Karatsu.
- Opened own studio "mononakowest" in the USA, State of Maine.
- Currently, she lives and makes works at her two studios in Japan, Karatsu and in the USA, State of Maine.