Born 1965 in Tokyo, Japan.
Graduated in 1992 from the Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music.
Hiroki Iwata is one of the few Japanese metal artists researching and experimenting with enamel and in 2003 he became Director of the Japan Enamelling Artists Association. He is also a member of the Japan Craft Design Association. He has exhibited widely in Japan and Abroad in both solo and group shows winning many prizes. He is currently a senior professor at Tokyo University of the Arts.