with clinical depression as a result of the trauma from The Great East
Japan Earthquake and became well again thanks to pastel arts - wrote
Motifs in the book are centered around countries that supported and
helped Japan during and after the earthquake calamity. And some tips
about those countries, details of their support, and an expression of
thanks for their support.
The chapter, "PRESENT FOR YOU", contains a collection of her pastel
arts and cheerful messages born from her experiences in the disaster.
These pray for the reader's happiness, and thoughtful messages touch
Her wish is that her work will "Move the reader's hearts gently and to
be handed down from generation to generation" and that this book is
enjoyable for people of all ages.
-To the people who Helped After the Great East Japan Earthquake
-The United States of America
--Pastel art for the US
--To the US people
--The support given by the US
--Facts about the US
-PRESENT FOR YOU
1966 - Born in the Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan
2007 - Moved to Koriyama City in the Fukushima Prefecture,where
she resides to this day.
2010 - Received license of Pastel Arts from the JPSAA
2011 - Worked as a businesswoman in Fukushima City, during the
Earthquake in March of 2011. Started working again in April of the
2012 - Gradually the working stress and the trauma of the
earthquake began gnawing at her. After being diagnosed with clinical
depression, she retired from her company against her will.
2014 - After 3-year-treatment,she painting pastel again in June 2014.
2016 - Opened a pastel arts school in Fukushima in January of 2016.
Held an exhibition in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture (over 300
visitors.)The event was covered by the local news paper. The mayor
of Koriyama City also visited and offered to put some of her works in
Through coming in contact with many people, she realized that art
has the power of connecting people. And she decided to act with
pastel art to help to connect people to people and countries to
She regularly holds exhibitions and displays, publishes materials, and
holds workshops in kindergarten or elementary school.
She still dose many charity activities with her comrades even now.
・Master license of pastel arts from JPSAA
・Head teacher of pastel art TAschool in Fukushima
・Designer of Aqua pastel pattern.
・TC color therapist.
・SGI Art member