Born in Aichi. She is an independent curator based in New York since 2010. She studied Art History and Aesthetics in Kanazawa, Japan, and Fine Arts in Gothenburg, Sweden, and did advanced curatorial studies at CCA Kitakyushu, and curatorial training at Stichting De Appel in Amsterdam.
She was the vice director for art residency programs at Kanazawa College of Art(1999, 2000), and the contemporary arts curator at Akiyoshidai International Art Village(2001-2010), where she realized numerous exhibitions, workshops, and residency programs. Most recently, she worked for the Aichi Triennale 2013 as an assistant curator, and recently lectured at Extra Academy in Antwerp(2014).
Born in Ishikawa. She is currently curator of contemporary art at Kurumaya Museum of Art.