Mariko Kitano

B.1975 in Ehime, Japan
Received a Master of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts in 2001.
Started creating accessories in 2002, making the unique taste of metal casting.
Making accessories using motifs of seasonal wild plants on farm roads around rice fields and wild birds flying in the garden, from memories of childhood living with nature.
“I follow the feelings I receive from the beauties around my daily life, observing the changes of the seasons.”