Kazuma Sambe was born in New York in 1984 as a child of Japanese family. He moved to Japan with his parents when he was at the age of four, and educated there. He then moved to Tucson to study bio-chemistry. In 2007, He encountered contemporary ceramics for the first time in his life, and that was the moment he changed his life to art realm. He obtained BFA in 2011 from University of Arizona and MFA from Arizona State University in 2014. He currently resides in Tucson for his production of ceramics.