Kazue Taguchi was born in Japan, but lives and works in Berlin. She received her M.F.A. with a concentration in glass in 2007 from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has also studied at the Barcelona Glass Foundation in Spain and Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo. She has been a resident artist at The Studio, Pilchuck Glass School, Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Newark Museum, and Vermont Studio Center. Awards include, The Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan, a supporting award from the Jutta Cuny- Franz Foundation in Germany, Finalist of the Bombay Sapphire Prize Exhibition (London) Finalists of “Young Glass” Glass Museum Ebeltoft (Denmark). She has held solo exhibitions at Kunst Palast Museum-Glasmuseum Hentrich, Düsseldorf (2007), and the Alcorcon Glass Museum in Madrid, Spain (2008). She also did the stage set for “Centennial celebration for John Cage: Competing time and spaces” at the Kanagawa prefectural gallery in Yokohama, Japan (2011), and “Chaconne” at the Sophiensaele theater in Berlin, Germany (2011, 2012).