Ryoko Horie is a ceramic artist. She was born in 1989 and raised in Tsuruoka-shi,Yamagata prefecture, Japan. She earned B.A. and M.A. from Tohoku University of Art & Design in Ceramics of Crafts Department. After she earned M.A. she worked for INAX Live Museum in Tokoname, Aichi, Japan as an instructor in mosaic art for three years . She submitted her works for some craft fairs in Aichi during this time. In 2017, she went back to her hometown to found the way she could focus on creating her sculptures. After worked for local textile company for about a year she decided to devote to creating the ceramic sculpture and became a full time ceramist.