Yosuke Tsusaka was born in Okazaki-shi, in the Aichi prefecture. He studied glass making at the Toyama Glass Institute, where he completed the Glass Certification Studies Program in 1998, and the Advanced Research Studies Program in 2000.
Tsusaka subsequently worked for the Chihuly Studio in Seattle as an assistant, and then for the Nanairo KAN Glass Studio in Toyama. In 2010, he and his wife, Yuko Kubo, established their own studio - Hinode Glass Kogeisha.
Tsusaka has taught workshops and given lectures at the Toyama Glass Institute and the Nagoya Art University.