Photo : David banks

Born in 1971 in Gunma in Japan, Akiko Hoshina graduated in 1996 with a Master of Fine Arts at Joshibi University Art and Design. She resided at the Cité internationale des Arts in Paris in 2008 and in 2010 at the Museum of Ceramics in Lezoux. In 2012 she received a grant from the Japanese Government. She lives and works in a village in the Pyrénées in France. Participated exhibitions includes: the International Biennials of Ceramics of Chateauroux, "19th DOMANI" at the National Art Center of Tokyo (2017), " Peaux" at APONIA Contemporary Art Center in Villiers sur Marne (2018), Yokohama Civic Art Gallery in Azamino (2019), "Le Banquet de l'Escaladieu", L'Abbay Escaladieu, Hautes-Pyrénées, France(2022).