Meet Erina, our female lacquer artist specializing in Maki-e lacquerware born, raised, and currently living in Kyoto. Erina female lacquer artist

Lacquerware Tools used in tea preparation such as tea cases, shelves, etc.
Family crest storage box Ritual/ceremonial tools/ Modern craftwork Lacquerware repair


1974 Born
1999 Graduated from the Kyoto City University of Arts
with a major in oil painting
2000 Began training in the art of maki-e in Kyoto

Erina Blog

Erina’s blog ? Read about her daily adventures in creation.
Read about her thoughts and work as an artisian
You can also enjoy looking at many photographs of lacquerware tools.
We would like to teach everyone even just a little about the art of maki-e.



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