Born 1961, Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan


“In my work, I try to express unconscious beauty by truly looking at such simple everyday things as cloth, paper, stone. It is in the process of reducing my art to the bare minimum that I hope to find true expression in that hidden unconscious beauty. This is my current goal.”



1979-1982       BA, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Tokai University, Japan

2002                Presentation, Alberta University Print Centre, Edmonton, Canada

2003                President of the Jury, 7th International Art Triennial Majdanek, Lublin, Poland

2002-2004       Visiting Professor, Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand

2005-2008       Lecturer, Yokoha Gakuen University, Japan

2006                Guest Lecturer, Thaksin University, Thailand

2008                International Art Symposium, World Art Delft, the Netherlands; Lecturer, Yokohama City Museum, Japan

2009                Lecturer, Yokohama National University, Japan

2011                Workshop, Agua Forte Printmakers Society, Lisbon, Portugal; Lecturer, Silpakorn University, International Art Symposium, Thailand

2012, 2010      Lecturer, Joan Miró Printmaking Workshop, Fondacio Miró Mallorca, Spain

2015                Guest Lecturer, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

2018                International Jury, European Masters Salon Painting & Award Mark Macken, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

Member          Printsaurus International Print Exchange Association; SPA Shin Yokohama, Printmakers Association, Japan


2015                Prize, 4th International Print Exhibition Bangkok, Thailand

2014, 2002      Medal of Honor, 15th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Łódź, Poland

2000                2nd Prize, 6th International Art Triennial Majdanek, Lublin, Poland; 2nd Prize, Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada

1999                2nd Prize, Premio Internazionale, Biella per l’Incisione, Biella, Italy; 2nd Prize, 5th International Biennial of Miniature Arts, Milanovac, Yugoslavia; Award, 2nd Bienal de Artes Plastica Art Nostre Alcoi, Alicante, Spain

1997                2nd Prize, Ministry of Culture, 5th International Art Triennial, Majdanek, Lublin, Poland; Award, Intergrafica ’97, Katowice, Poland; Prize, 3rd British Mini Print Exhibition, Bristol, UK

1996                Prize, 3rd Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Kochi, Japan; Prize, 25th Japan Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

Invited artist  Capirano University, Vancouver, Canada /2008/; British Columbia University, Vancouver, Canada; Thompson Rivers University, Vancouver, Canada; Suan Sunantha Rajabhat, Bangkok, Thailand /2006/; International Print Triennial, Krakow, Poland /2003/; Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, Canada /2002/; Rajabhat Institute Suan Dusit, Bangkok, Thailand /2001/.

Solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Japan, Russia, Thailand etc.

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