En Iwamura was born in Kyoto, Japan. He completed both his BFA and MFA in craft from Kanazawa College of Art and Craft in 2011 and 2013, respectively. In 2016, he received a second MFA at Clemson University in South Carolina. En has exhibited both nationally and internationally in New York City, Seattle, WA, Kansas City, MO, Durham, NC, Japan, Canada, China and more. Iwamura describes his work as “two-dimensional clay doodling”. Incorporating layers of drawing, his hand-built ceramic sculptures draw inspiration from both American and Japanese historical and pop-cultural references along with his own life experiences. countries.