Rie Hasegawa was born in Tokyo, Japan. She works in a variety of print media including intaglio, relief print, lithograph and monoprint. Her work in printmaking has been locally and internationally exhibited over twenty years.
Rie currently works as a master printer at EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop and teaches at New York Academy of Art. She has taught various printmaking classes/workshops such as Manhattan Graphic Center and MoMA’s education center. As a collaborative printer she has collaborated on editions and provided technical assistance to over 70 artists. Artist collaborators include Zarina Hashmi and Alexandra Bell.