Machiko Oshima Turner


Machiko Oshima Turner was born in Tokyo and lived in multiple areas of Japan before coming to America. After receiving her bachelor of fine arts from Kyushu Sangyo University, studying art design and textile dyeing, she held various jobs including 「糸目糊置き」itomenorioki 「友禅染」yuuzen-zome Traditional Japanese style dyeing work for kimonos, and highly artistic sushi preparation.
She was able to allocate enough extra time from her job to focus on her own style of art, and is currently a full time artist.