1950
  • Born in Fukuoka Prefecture
1971
  • Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University
1976ー1978
  • Studied in Europe and U.S.A. on a grant from Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japanese Government
Present
  • Member of the Japan Artists Association
  • Member of Committee of the Japan Print Association
Solo Exhibitions
1979
  • Yoseido Gallery [Tokyo]
1984
  • Yoseido Gallery [Tokyo]
1985
  • Matsuzakaya Department Main Store [Nagoya / Japan]
1986
  • Gendai Hanga Kobo [Print Workshop]
1990
  • Nantenshi Gallery [Tokyo]
2002
  • Art Space Eumeria [Tokyo]
2004
  • Nantenshi Gallery [Tokyo]
2011
  • Shenzhen Fine Art Institute [Shenzhen / China]
  • Wuhan Art Museum [Wuhan / China]
  • Changshu Art Museum [Changshu / China]
2013
  • Nantenshi Gallery [Tokyo]
2014
  • Institut Francais Zagreb [Zagreb / Croatia]
2018
  • Osijek MLU-Musej Likovnih Umjetnosti [Osijek / Croatia]
exhibitions / awards
1976
  • 44th Japan Print Association Exhibition, awarded New Talent Prize
1978
  • 2nd Grand-prix Print Competition [Tokyo]
1979
  • Rockford International Print Exhibition [U.S.A]
  • Modern Japanese Print Exhibition Cleveland Museum [U.S.A]
1980
  • 13th International Art Exhibition [Japan]
1981
  • 14th Biennial of Graphic Art [Ljubljana / ex-Yugoslavia]
1983
  • 15th Biennial of Graphic Art [Ljubljana / ex-Yugoslavia]
1984
  • 15th International Art Exhibition [Japan]
  • 2nd Seibu Triennial Exhibition of Prints
1985
  • 1st Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Wakayama, awarded an honorable mention
  • 17th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan [Tokyo]
  • 16th Biennial of Graphic Art, YugoslaviaーLjubljana, awarded Ljubljana Mayor Prize (First Prize) [Ljubljana / ex-Yugoslavia]
1985
  • 8th Biennial of Graphic Art [Norway]
  • 16th Japan International Art Exhibition [Tokyo, Kyoto]
  • Contemporary Japanese Prints [The British Museum / London]
1987
  • 2nd Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Wakayama,awarded First Prize
  • 17th Biennial of Graphic Art [Ljubljana / ex-Yugoslavia]
  • GRAPHICA CREATIVA'87 [Alvar Aalto Museum, Central Finland Museum]
1989
  • Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Wakayama,awarded second Prize
  • 18th Biennial of Graphic Art, awarded Lamalo Prize [Ljubljana / ex-Yugoslavia]
1990
  • OdessaーKanagawa Exchange Exhibition [Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art / Ukraine]
1991
  • International Print Biennial Taipei, awarded Bronze Prize [Taipei / Taiwan]
  • International Print Triennial 1991, Osaka [Osaka / Japan]
1993
  • Maastricht 1st International Print Biennial [Holland]
1994
  • International Print Triennial, Krakow [Poland]
  • Intergrafia '94 World Award Winners Gallery
1995
  • International Print Triennial 1995, Osaka [Osaka / Japan]
  • Asia Print Exhibition, Taipei [Taipei / Taiwan]
1996
  • 100 Members of J.P.A. Exhibition, Ljubljana [Slovenia]
1998
  • International Print Triennial Kanagawa
1999
  • International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Art [National Gallery of Hungary]
2000
  • International Print Show in Yokohama [Kanagawa Prefectural Hall]
  • International Print Triennial, Krakow [Poland]
2001
  • XIII BIENAL SALON INTERNACIONAL,San Juan [Puerto-Rico]
  • International Print Biennial, Taipei[Taipei Fine Arts Museum / Taipei / Taiwan]
2003
  • International Print Triennial, Krakow [Katowice / Poland]
  • Expression and Technique of Prints [Nerima Art Museum / Japan]
2004
  • Waves of East-West Cultural Interchange [Hagi Uragami Museum, The University Art Museum at Tokyo University of the Arts]
  • Traveling Exhibition: International Print Triennial, Krakow [Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenburg / Germany]
2006
  • International Print & Drawing Biennial [Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts]
2011
  • GUANLAN International Print Biennial, awarded First Prize [Shenzhen / China]
2012
  • Beijing International Art Biennial, China 2012 [Beijng / China]
  • The 1st Macau Print Making Triennial [Centro Cultural de Macau]
2015
  • Traveling Exhibition by the Japan Print Association [Dubrovnik / Croatia]
2016
  • Printmaking: Transgressing Borders III [Ginza Namikidori gallery / Tokyo]
2017
  • Contemporary Japanese Printmaking Art 50 Artists [Zagreb / Croatia]
2018
  • the 2nd IAPA Invitational Exhibition
Public Collections
  • Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
  • Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art
  • The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama
  • Ohkawa Museum
  • Machida International Print Museum
  • The British Museum
  • Moderna Galerija / Ljubljana Museum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Taipei Fine Arts Museum
  • Yokohama Civic Art Gallery
  • Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum
  • China Academy
  • JAPAN FOUNDATION
  • Shenzhen Fine Art Institute
  • Wuhan Art Museum
  • Changshu Art Museum
  • National Art Museum of China
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