Noriko Steiner-Obata


Born in Oita, Japan

since 1986 in Switzerland
She trained a traditional technique of dye and hand-painting for Kimono in Kyoto.
In Switzerland, she has been modeling and creating doll figures for 20 years. Apart from the traditional Japanese dolls, she developed her own unique pieces.

In 2014 she got the Max Oscar Arnold Prize for Contemporary Doll Art in Neustadt bei Coburg (De) "The Best Complete Works of an Established Artist".

In the last few years, she has been working on own textile creation and actively participates in international textile exhibitions.




6. - 21. June, 2019

The 9th International Mini Textile Art "Scythia" in Ukraine






update : 2. July. 2019