Born in Niigata, Japan, in 1957. Lives and works in Tokyo. Started teaching at Musashino Art University since 2000, as a professor of department of painting.Read More
Awards: The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technologyʼs Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists (2008)
Selected solo exhibitions: Lascaux and Weather, ShugoArts (2018); FLOWING, Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea (2017); Is it possible to construct a dream to see at night?, ShugoArts (2013); Transparent Footsteps, ShugoArts (2010); the front in the back, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo (2008)
Selected group exhibitions: Weavers of Worlds-‒A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO (2019); Monetʼs Legacy, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi / Yokohama Museum of Art (2018); GROUND2: Talking About Paintings, Talking About Seeing, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo (2016); Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery (2015); Niigata Creations-‒Museum in Motion, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata (2014); To Wander a Garden, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka (2012); Floating Boat, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi (2011); Tsubaki-kai Exhibition 2010 Trans-Figurative, SHISEIDO GALLERY, Tokyo (2010); NEOTENY JAPAN, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata / Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita / Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori (2008); Berlin-‒Tokyo, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2006); The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2005)
Text courtesy ShugoArts.