Haguiko Fukuyama is born in 1948 in Saga, Japan. Education as an architecte. In 1972 she moves to France. Here she visits the L'école des Beaux-Arts in Tours, section 'décoration'. Here she meets her future husband Jean-Pierre Viot. Lessons from Viot and the American ceramist Paul Sodner. Haguiko did receive the Prix Liliane Bettencourt. Haguiko and Viot can be seen in below URL.
Haguiko has her first exhibition in the Netherlands with Loes & Reinier International Ceramics in Deventer (NL) in 1997.
Picture: portrait Haguiko (source vimeo.com).
• Thormann, Olaf, Gefäss / Skulptur - Vessel / Sculpture; Keramik / Ceramics seit / since 1946 Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig, 2013.