[Introduction from gallery]
Raised in Karatsu, he moved to the United States alone at the age of 16, and spent the rest of his life there.
Aware of Japan's unique food culture, he returned to his hometown after graduating from university and learned pottery from his father, Takashi Nakazato.
- 2000 Beginning with a parent-child exhibition in Manyo-dong, Tokyo, held numerous solo exhibitions in Japan and the United States.
- 2007 Established his own workshop monohanako in his hometown of Karatsu
- 2010 Established monoahanakowest in Maine. Currently, he travels back and forth between Karatsu and Maine for half a year to make pottery.