Hana was born in Japan in 1970. Lived and worked in the UK between 1993 and 2010. Gained her MFA from Slade School of Fine Art,
University College of London in 1997 and her practice-based doctorate degree (PhD Fine Art) from Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London in 2006. Currently
teaching art at Department of Arts & Crafts, Kobe Design University in Japan.