Koichi Matsufuji is an artist from Japan. He received his M.F.A. in Glass and Sculpture from Illinois State University, Department of Art in the United States in 2001 and his B.A. from Aichi University of Education, Department of Artand Crafts in Japan in 1995. He was a fellow at the Creative Glass Center of America in 1997 and he received a visual artist fellowship from the Edward F. Albee Foundation in New York in 2002. In 2003, Koichi was invited in for Artist-in-Residence (Ono Art-Wave), Fukui, Japan and exhibited hissculpture at the Samurai Residence of the Old Uchiyama Family which was rebuilt in 1882. Koichi’s work is in numerous public collections including the Rockford Art Museum in U.S., the Museum of American Glass in U.S., the Glasmuseumin Denmark. He is currently instructor at Nagoya University ofArt, Department of Art and Crafts in Japan.