Yoshiko Ratliff is a painter and an award-winning ceramicist. She was born and raised in Japan. She lives in Falls Church, Virginia, and paints and shows her work at her studio 203 at Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia. She also creates elegant porcelain crystalline glazed ceramic pieces at her home studio.
She has been exhibiting her work at Torpedo Factory Art Center, its satellite gallery at Mosaic District, Fairfax, VA., three times at Creative Crafts Council Biennial Exhibition, the Mansion at the Strathmore, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD and other galleries nationwide as well. Her work is found in private and corporate collections in the US, Japan and Brazil, and in the 2022 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities fine art collection (acquired through the Art Bank program). She has received many awards, and has been featured in publications and radio interviews.
She is a juried member of the Scope Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center and the Kiln Club of the Washington DC Area since 2004.