1957 Born in Fukushima prefecture, Lives in Tokyo, Japan
1981 Graduates from Sokei Academy of Fine Arts in Tokyo, Japan
1982 Begins to work as a visual artist
2013~ Founder, Director and Representative of the International Art Project Spirit of "North" Executive Committee.
Slected Solo Exhibitions
2016 [Eclosion -The World Might Change] VIRSMAS, The Marija & Jurgis Slapelis House-Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 [The Pupa Stage: Its Superimposition with the Human Wish to Undergo Transitions] Toki Art Space, Tokyo
2007 [Terrestrial Tapestry 0710] Kawaguchi City Gallery Atlia, Kawaguchi, Saitama
[Terrestrial Tapestry 0705] Solo Show, Futaba Gallery, Tokyo
2006 [How Can We Understand Others? 0605] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
[Unstained Glass: Shifting Iconography 0601] Futaba Gallery, Tokyo
2001 [Between the Lines 0107] Galerie Omotesando, Tokyo
2000 [Between the Lines 0011] Toki Art Space, Tokyo
1999 [Between the Lines 9906] Toki Art Space, Tokyo
1997 [Human Time Arc 9710] Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
[Human Time Arc 9709] Galerija Skliautai, Vilnius, Lithuania
1996 [Out of Chaos 9604] Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
1993 [Out of Chaos 9304] Gallery Lunami, Tokyo
1992 [Out of Chaos 9205] Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
Slected International and Group Exhibitions
2016-15 [Fresh Winds: The International Art Biennale] Gardur, Iceland
2015 [Spirit of "North" vol.5] Miyashita Kasseika Center and Otazuki-chiku Minami-machi Area,
Mishima and Kitakata, Fukushima
[Spirit of "North" vol.4] Steps Gallery, Tokyo
2014 [Spirit of "North" vol.3] Kaiyoukan, Kitakata, Fukushima
[Spirit of "North" vol.2] Sanju Hachi Kengura, Kitakata, Fukushima
2013 [Gap Dynamics: Contemporary Art Festival in Itabashi Art Museum 2013] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
[Art in Nature Interdisciplinary Site-Specific Land Art Biennale 2013] Kjerringoy, Bodo, Norway
[Spirit of "North" vol.1] Sanju Hachi Kengura, Kitakata, Fukushima
2012 [A Sense of Closeness - residencies in Finland and Japan] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
2011 [Silence] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
[Trolls in the Park 2011] International exhibition, Zempukuji Metropolitan Park, Tokyo
[Art in Nature Interdisciplinary Site-Specific Land Art Biennale 2011] Kjerringoy, Bodo, Norway
[Remember of the Critic, Akatsuka Yukio] Ai Gallery, Tokyo
2010 [Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima] Fukushima Culture Hall, Fukushima, Fukushima
[Aizu Urushi Art Festival 2010] 50spaces in Aizuwakamatsu, Kitakata, Mishima and Showa, Fukushima
[ART Ii Biennale of Northern Environmental and Sculpture Art 2010]
KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre and the Culture Tradition Path, Ii, Finland
2009 [Art in Parks Project] International exhibition, Zempukuji Metropolitan Park, Tokyo
[First Vision: Okamoto Taro's Museum - Artists Inspired by Museums]
Fukushima Museum, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima
[Rain Meets Sun] M.K.Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania
2008 [Nishikawaguchi Project] International Project, Stores in Kawaguchi, Saitama
[Japan and Lithuania - Giving Form to the Space between Layers] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
[Trolls in the Park 2008] International exhibition, Zempukuji Metropolitan Park, Tokyo
[Hope: society and an area, and an art] Nagoya City Gallery Yada, Nagoya, Aichi
2007 [Abiko International Open-Air Art Exhibition] Abiko, Chiba
2006 [Between Eco & Ego 2006] masuii R.D.R and 5 space, Kawaguchi, Saitama
2004 [Between Eco & Ego 2004 in Greece] Naxos Town Hall, Naxos, Greece
[Between Eco & Ego 2004] Kawaguchi Art Factory & 10space, Kawaguchi, Saitama
2003 [The Pyramids of Naxos] Naxos Town Hall, Naxos, Greece
[Echo Project] Toki Art Space, Galerie Omotesando, Musee F, Tokyo
2002 [Thought Library] SK Gallery and 5 spaces, Tokyo
[Prayers for Love and Peace] Miyazaki Art Museum, Miyazaki
2001 [On the Edge] Urbo Kalnas, Vilnius Kaunas and Nida, Lithuania
[Women Breaking Bounderies 21] Hillside Forum, Tokyo
1999 [Asiatopia] Saranrom National Park, Bangkok, Thailand
[New Faces of Art in Asia] BWA Lublin, Lublin, Poland
1998 [Attack / Damage] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
[Castle of Imagination] The West Kashubian Museum, Bytow, Poland
1997 [Ann Art] St. Ann Lake, Transylvania, Romania
1996 [Contemporary Art of Central Europe & Japan] Beam Gallery, Tokyo
1995 [Art on the Net] Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, TokyoArtist
Workshop, Lecture and Symposium
2016 Lecture [Spirit of "North" The Viewpoint to Unite the Northeast of Japan and Northern Countries]
Akita University of Art, Akita, Akita
Presentation [My Art and Project Spirit of "North"]
The Marija & Jurgis and lapelis House-Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania
2015 Presentation [My Art and Project Spirit of "North"] Fresh Winds, Gardur, Iceland
Lecture [Spirit of "North" The way to Discover Tohoku] Bridge Talk 09, Art Bridge Institute, Tokyo
2015~09 Jury [Student Exhibition in Honor of Sato Taisei] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
Lecture & Workshop [Watercolor with Phenomena and chance on paper] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
2014 Lecture [Spirit of "North"] Balgowan House, Perth, Scotland, UK
Talk Event [Gap Dynamics] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
2013 Lecture [Sami and Emishi: The Native People in Northern Europe and Tohoku]
Spirit of "North", Kitakata, Fukushima
2011 Lecture [About the Work: Silence] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
2010 Lecture [Environment as Exhibition Space] Art Ii Seminar, Ii, Finland
Lecture [Art in Environment] Art Ii Master-class, Ii, Finland
2009 Symposium [Landscape and Culture + Art] Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo
2008 Artist Talk [Own Art and International Exchange] Japan & Lithuania, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
Lecture [Art Has Come to Town] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
2007 Workshop [Your Favorite Sky] Kawaguchi Municipal Gallery Atlia, Kawaguchi, Saitama
Workshop [Letter from a Mysterious Earthling] Artist in School Program of Kawaguchi City,
Honcho Elementary School & Kawaguchi City Gallery Atlia, Kawaguchi, Saitama
Workshop [Wondrous Space Created Via Transference and Collage]
Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima
2006 Coordinate Kawaguchi Municipal Program 'Artist in School' for 2 schools, Kawaguchi, Saitama
2005 Lecture [Artistic Activity Developed in a Town] Perthshire Visual Arts Forum,
Battleby Centre Perth, Scotland, UK
2004 Lecture [Between Eco & Ego 2004 in Japan] Naxos Town Hall, Naxos, Greece
Workshop [Your Hands Express You] Recycle Plaza in Kawaguchi, Saitama
2002 Lecture [My Own Art] Bigakko, Tokyo
2001 Artist talk [Abduction Project] Para Globe, Tokyo
Organize Exhibitions
[Spirit of "North"] [Artist in School] [Between Eco & Ego] [Echo] [Abduction] [Women Breaking Bounderies 21]
Fresh Winds (Iceland), Art in Nature Biennale (Norway), Art Ii Biennale (Finland), Etna Foundation (Romania), Youkobo Art Space (Tokyo), Art Salon (Chiba),
Private Collections (Kyoto, Fujisawa, Tokyo, Chiba, Fukushima, Nihonmatsu, Aizuwakamatsu, Kitakata, Showa, Finland, and so on)
Artist in Residence
2016-15 Casamia [Fresh Winds: The International Art Biennale ] Gardur, Iceland
2015 [Spirit of "North" vol.5] Mishima and Kitakata, Fukushima
2013 [Spirit of "North" vol.1] Kitakata, Fukushima
2010 KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre [ART Ii Biennale] Ii, Finland
2004 Former Ursulines Convent Castro [Between Eco & Ego 2004 in Greece] Naxos, Greece
2001 Urbo Kalnas [On the Edge] Nida, Lithuania
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