1962 Born in Osaka, Japan
1981-1985 B.F.A. Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University of Art & Design, Japan
1987-1989 M.F.A. Completed Printing Art course at Postgraduate course of Musashino Art University, Japan
Exhibition & Activity
1985- Solo Exhibitions in Japan, Korea, Belgium and The Netherlands
1989- Invited Workshops & lectures in Japan, The Netherlands, Czech, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia
1992- Organized several International Print Exchange projects with artists and visited several countries to attend International Print Exchange Exhibitions in Japan, Korea, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, England, Czech, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia and Portugal, etc.
2002- Research project “Copper-plate printmaking, the relation between Japan and Europe” in Japan, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Italy, etc.
2003- Working base in Oudewater, The Netherlands
Selected Prize & Grant
1990 1st Prize; Shunyo-kai (artists association) Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan) / 1994 Internship for Artists under the Agency for Cultural Affairs in Japan / 2008 Project HANGA in Japan + in Holland (Japan & The Netherlands), supported by The Nomura Cultural Foundation / 2008-2009 Fellowship under the Japanese Government Overseas Study Programme for Artists (The Netherlands & Germany)
British Museum (London, UK), Lithuanian Art Museum (Vilnius, Lithuania), The State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow (Russia), Gallery of the Municipal Museum of Art (Gyor, Hungary), etc.