Kazumi Ohno Japan, b. 1993

Kazumi Ohno is a Japanese glass artist.

Her work is inspired by a wide range of objects and the world around her including, but not limited to memory, and old things. In her childhood she loved to play with toys and she collected treasures carefully. She no longer has these treasures but holds them in her memory. She cherishes these memories and they influence her current work.
She graduated from Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan. The Glass Certification Studies Program 2014, and The Advanced Research Studies program 2016. She has been awarded a Bodil Busk Laursen Prize in The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa. She currently lives and works in Saitama, Japan.


1993 Born in Saitama

2014 Graduated from Toyama Glass Research Institute

2014 Pilchuck Glass School Amy Ruffert

2015 Corning Glass Studio TA Amy Rufffert

2016 Graduated from Toyama Glass Art Institute Graduate School

2016 Glass workshop Merhaba staff



Award history

Selected for 2014 Stani Slav Libensky Award (Prague / Czech Republic)

Echinaka Art Festa Encouragement Award (Toyama)

2015 Contemporary Glass Exhibition in Sanyo Onoda (Yamaguchi) 

2016 Toyama Glass Modeling Institute Graduation Exhibition Excellent Work Award (Toyama)

Kanazawa International Glass Exhibition Jury Special Award Bodil Busk Laursen Award (Ishikawa)

2017 New Glass Review 37 Selected (New York / USA)



Group Exhibition "Glass × Glass × Glass" Cochlea Memorial Museum



"Toyama Glass Research Institute Graduation Exhibition" Toyama Civic Plaza 7th GEN Joint Exhibition Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum



Libensky Award: Jinak Exhibition Prague Gallery (Czech Republic)
Group exhibition "Glass no Nakama" Hoenji / Kanazawa



"Toyama Glass Art Institute Graduation Exhibition" Toyama Glass Museum of Art 

8th GEN Joint Exhibition Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum


Group Exhibition "Glass Decorating" Glass Gallery SUMITO

Exhibition HABATAT FINE ART Habatat Gallery (USA)