- Born in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
- Began creating reliefs to examine the qualities of clay soils.
- Moved to Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture and began working at a ceramics manufacturing factory while continuing to produce his own works.
- Moved his residence and workplace to Marubashira, Iga-City, Mie Prefecture, and broadened the range of his work by making a kiln that uses firewood with kerosene, and using techniques like noyaki (open-firing).
- Invited to Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park to produce work.
- Since the 1980s
He has been showing his works in many solo and group exhibitions.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
- Eiji Uematsu: The Sky that the Rabbits Saw, Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto
- SOIL/FIRE - TO THE ROOT, Koumi-machi Kougen Museum of Art, Nagano
- Shape of Soil, The Museum of Arts & Crafts Itami, Hyogo