Michiko Fukushima has been drawing, making ceramics and mastering porcelain doll making in Japan for over 30 years. Her recent works incorporate different mediums and explore with China Painting on porcelain objects and sculptures. She is a Doll Artisan Master of Dollmaking Educator in the United States, founded her doll making studio “Michiko Dolls” in Tokyo, Japan in 1989. She has received internationally recognized top awards for doll making at Melbourne Doll Competition (Australia) and Doll Artisan Guild International Competition (Oneonta, NY). In 2012, Michiko moved from Japan to live in San Francisco and joined The Crucible to expand her artistic exploration in ceramics and porcelain sculptures.