1971 Born in Nagaokakyo CityKyoto Prefecturethe son of a bamboo basket weaver and a

dressmaker.

1994 Graduated from the Faculty of Art of Kyoto Seika University

1994-1997 Studied under Jun Yamashita

1996 Won the 2nd Young Portfolio Award

1998 Studied under Hironori Konishi

2005 Became a member of the Tokyo design officeRokunana & Co.

2009 Solo exhibition in Omotesando HillsGallery Kowa

  1. 2012  Solo exhibition at Ippodo Gallery New YorkUSA

  2. 2013  Solo exhibition at Ippodo Gallery TokyoJapan
    Solo exhibition at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena
    California

Collection:
The Museum of Photographic Arts
San Diego (USA)
The Yale University Art GalleryDepartment of Asian Art (USAThe Pacific Asia MuseumPasadenaCalifornia (USA)