Mikiko IyamaTokyo, Japan
Mikiko Iyama was born in Tokyo in 1965. After graduating from high school, she entered vocational design school but gave up due to family circumstances. Later on, she began to study pottery while working as a staff member at the “Saga-cho Exhibit Space,” representing Kazuko Koike. Eventually, she entered a vocational school in Seto. She launched her own practice in 1991 in Ehime prefecture and the art world has embraced her work ever since.