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Hajime Nakatomi

Born 1974 in Osaka, Japan. Nakatomi served his apprenticeship under Shoryu Honda until he established his own studio in 2005. When Nakatomi first met bamboo art, he was an ordinary university student who majored in business marketing. Bamboo art was such an irresistible beauty, he instantly decided to pursue his carrier as a bamboo artist. Nakatomi not only holds exhibitions at museums and galleries, he also develops bamboo artworks for public space in hotels and commercial complexes. He currently lives in Taketa city, southern Japan with his wife and a little daughter.

selected projects & exhibitions

public collections

selected publications