Aya Kinoshita

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Creative Exploration


Aya Kinoshita is a mosaic artist and cultural anthropologist living in Lancaster. After living in Tokyo, Melbourne, Paris, Tunis, New York, Copenhagen, and Los Angeles, Aya’s mosaics and teaching reflect on cultural experiences and visual expressions.

While making mosaics for commissions and shows, Aya brings mosaic workshops to schools and other organizations, oftentimes for community art projects. She also has enjoyed teaching about art, culture, and language at Tokai University, Japan, and Fullerton College, CA.


Waseda University - BA in Social Sciences

Hunter College, CUNY - MA in Anthropology

Waseda University - Doctoral Research in Global Art Museum Management

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