I was born in Itami city, Hyogo Pref, JAPAN in 1962.
When I was 5 years old, I went to New York with my family for 3 and a half years. It seems that this experience helped me to have an open-minded feeling towards foreign people.

On our way back to Japan from New York, we stopped by in Venice where we had a chance to visit a glass studio in Murano Island with many craftsmen blowing glass. Come to think of it, the glass sculpture “Fisherman” that my father purchased there, and was put near the front door (which I have been seeing everyday) became a lead for me to enter the world of glass.
During the elementary school and junior high school days, I felt joy in creating shapes and figures using materials such as wood and clay.

When I was about to graduate high school, Tokyo Glass Art Institute was established, and I joined the institute as the 2nd generation student. I mastered 12 kinds of technique in glass art in 2 years. After that, I entered Post Graduate course and started studies on sculpture using glass material.
After graduating the institute, I have moved to England where I visited studios in London, Sunderland, Jersey Island, and worked for Midsummer Glass Maker in Cambridge. There, I learned several method of glass blowing and experienced a work flow called “Production Work”.

After returning from Cambridge, I became a staff member for the establishment of Niijima Glass Art Center. During the 4 years in Niijima, I was so lucky to work as an assistant for Dale Chihuly, Benjamin Moore, Dante Marioni, Richard Royal, Richard Marquis, Dan Dailey, Lino Tagliapietra, and William Morris who came to Niijima for their workshop activity. Niijima is the place where my creative ability was brushed up, and I very much appreciate being a staff member of the Niijima Glass Art Center.

After leaving Niijima, in 1994 I established Omura Glass Studio with support from M.D., Ph.D. Toshihiro Kuwano, whom I have known for a long time.

1994 I opened my Glass studio in Chiba.
1998 I was an instructor at Pilchuck Glass School.
2000, 2001 I was invited to International Glass Symposium in CZECH.
2004 Studied carving marble in Carrara, Italy for a year.
2007 I was an instructor for workshop in University of Hawaii.
2008 I was an instructor for workshop in Namsoul University.
Now I am teaching at Tokyo Glass Art Institute and Musashino Art University.

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Born Itami City, Hyougo pref. JAPAN, 1962
Currently Part-time lecturer of Tokyo Glass Art Institute
Part-time lecturer of Musashino Art University
Education Tokyo Glass Art Institute Post graduate 1985

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1986 Design vase. Scentbottle, and paperweight selected by The Design Center of London
1990 Group Exhibition Lynn Macallister Gallery Seattle
1991 Personal Exhibition Gallery MOA Nagoya Japan
Personal Exhibition Gallery Space88 Tokyo
1994 New Glass in Japan Germany
1995 Personal Exhibition Montmarte des Arts Paris
Personal Exhibition I.A.V.Institute d’Art Visuels Orleans
1996 Personal Exhibition Light and Green Art Museum Sagamihara
1997 “Glass Artists in Japan” Gallery Enomoto Osaka
Personal Exhibition Gallery Art Space Tasai Kamakura
“Made in Japan” GLASMUSEUM Denmark
1998 Contemporary Glass Art in Japan NTT YOU HALL Takasaki Japan
“Glass as a Child of the Present” Contemporary Art NIKI
Personal Exhibition “The Warp” Pleine Vue Tokyo
1999 “2nd Contemporary Glass Art in Satsuma” 1st Prize
“2000 years of Japanese” Suntory Museum Tokyo
“Chibaken Art Exhibition” Chiba
2000 Invited Artist “International Glass Sympoium 2000”
Crystalex Novy Bor CZECH
Personal Exhibition “Kan” Seigetsudo Gallery Tokyo
Personal Exhibition Gallery Enomoto Osaka
“KOGANEZAKI Vessle International Glass Exhibition” 3rd Prize
Koganezaki Glass Museum Shizuoka Japan
Contemporary Glass in Japan Onoda Yamaguchi Japan
2001 Personal Exhibition “Do, Ryu, Sei” Seigetsudo Gallery
Invited Artist “International Glass Sympoium 2001”
Crystalex Novy Bor CZECH
2002 1st Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition Toyama Japan
Chiba Art Flash Object02 Chiba Citizen Gallery Japan
2003 “Out Spoken Glass” Hokkaido Modern Art Museum Japan
Personal Exibition Magariya Gallery Chiba
8th International Contemporary Art Festival Tokyo
Invited Artist “Crafts Now - 21 Artists from America, Europe, and Aisia” Kanazawa Japan
2005 Studying Marble Sculpture at S.G.F. Scultura Carrara Italy
2006 Personal Exhibition “Forms of Light” Tokyo
2007 Workshop at Hawaii University
Workshop at Namsoul University
Personal Exhibition “Utage” K’s Gallery Tokyo
2008 Personal Exhibition Berengo Collection Tokyo
2009 Glass Today 2009 K’s Gallery Tokyo
Collaboration with chef using vegetable on my vessel Gallery OII Tokyo
Personal Exhibition Gallery Sozoukokan Tasai Iga Japan

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Orleans Modern Art Museum
Tokyo Modern Art Museum
Yokohama Art Museum
Koganezaki Crystal Park Museum
Light and Greenery Art Museum
Toyama City Board of Education

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Professor of Glass Art Division Musashino Art University