Biography & Contact

Biography

  • 1952Born €in Nagano, Japan
  • 1975University Tokyo "zokei Daigaku" Sculpture Section under Prof. SATO Churyo
  • 1978Master M.A. Tokyo "zokei Daigaku"- Prof. SATO Churyo
  • 1978Accademia delle Belle Arti Brera, Milano,
    Section Sculpture - Prof. Enrico MANFRINI and Art History
  • 1982Master in Art "ll teatro Noh e la scultura" (Noh Theater and Sculpture)
  • 1982Accademia delle Belle Arti Brera, Section "Painting" and Free Artist
  • 1988Transfers to Germany, Stuttgart
  • 1990Member "Verband Bildender Künstler Baden-Württemberg" (Artists' Association)
  • 1996Returns to Japan, Nagano

Contact

Address:
Toyoshina 4770
Azumino City, Nagano Pref.
〒399-8205 JapanTel & Fax: +81-0263-72 4799
Email:

My bronze casting is done in Milano, Italy.

Collections (Private and Public)

Japan

S. Korea

  • Busan, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Germany

  • Fellbach "Collection of Kleinplastik-Triennale"
  • Kirchheim/Teck "City Collection"

Sculptures and Artworks are in Private Collections in Europe (Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy), USA (California) and Asia (Japan, S. Korea).

Exhibitions-Solo(Selection since 1985)

  • 2014Japan, Toyohashi - Gallery Sincerité
  • 2012Japan, Tokyo – Gallery Kawafune
  • 2011Japan, Tokyo – Gallery TOM
  • 2007Hungary, Budapest - AL Galéria
    Japan, Tokyo – Gallery Kawafune
  • 2006Japan, Tokyo Shibuya – Color Museum
    Germany, Fellbach – Stadt Galerie
    Germany, Berlin – Galerie Raab
    Japan, Nagano Pref. – Asahi Museum
  • 2005Japan, Toyohashi City – Gallery Sincerite
  • 2004South Korea, Daegu – Gallery Maek-Hyang
    South Korea, Seoul – Rho Gallery
    Japan, Tokyo – Bosch Automotive Japan, Headquarter Hall
  • 2003Germany, Kassel Kunstagentur K. Melchior: "Sonzai-Kankei" (Existence-Relation)
    Japan, Toyohashi – Gallery Sincerite: "Sonzai-Kankei" (Existence-Relation)
    Japan, Tokyo – Gallery Kawafune
    Japan, Matsumoto – Gallery Sekiryu
  • 2002Austria, Feldkirch – Galerie 60, "Sonzai - Kankei" (Existence-Relation)
  • 1999Germany, Frankfurt/M. "Galerie AL 695" - Serie: "Zeitzeichen"
    Japan, Tokyo – Kyobashi, Gallery Kawafune
  • 1996Germany, Waiblingen ’Stadtmuseum
  • 1994Germany, Museum Villa Roth (Baden-Württemberg) (with Japan Art, Frankfurt/M.)
  • 1993Japan, Matsumoto, Gallery „Kura“
    Japan, Tokyo – Nihonbashi, Gallery Kawafune
  • 1992Germany, Kirchheim/Teck Museum “Kornhaus”
  • 1987Japan, Matsumoto – Gallery Inoue
  • 1986Germany, Fellbach – Städtische Galerie
  • 1985Italy, Erba (Como) – Museo Comunale

Exhibitions-Group (Selection)

  • 2014Germany, Fellbach, Exhibition of Collection of 12 Triennale "EINFACH - GUT"
    Germany, Berlin, Gallery Raab "3 artists - Aspekte"
    Japan, Setagaya Museum of Modern Art "New Collection"
  • 2013Japan, Tokyo, Gallery Kaigado (3 artists - sculptures)
    Japan, Kamakura, Museum of Modern Art "New Collection"
  • 2012Japan, Shinjo, "Art Tanojima 39", Tokyo "Sou Gallery", Hamamatsu "Machida Salon",
    Toyohashi "Gallery Sincerite"
  • 2011S.Korea, Seoul, KIAF 2011 (Korea Int'l Art Fair) – Gallery Kawafune
  • 2010Germany, Duesseldorf, Galerie Bengelstraeter, "Skulptur Plus"
  • 2009PR China, Shanghai, Contemporary Ink Paiting 2009, Duolun Museum of Modern Art
  • 2008Japan, Tokyo, Asia Top Gallery Art Hotel Art Fair 08
  • 2007Germany, Karlsruhe "art karlsruhe" – Galerie 40 Rother, Wiesbaden
    S.Korea, Seoul, KIAF 2007 (Korea Int’l Art Fair) – Gallery Kawafune, Tokyo
    PR China, Beijing - Songzhuang Museum of Contemporary Art (Beijing MOCA)
    Japan, Nagano, Azumino City – Museum of Modern Art Toyoshina
  • 2006PR China, Beijing, CIGE (China International Gallery Exhibition), Gallery Kawafune, Tokyo
    S.Korea, Seoul, KIAF 2006 (Korea Int’l Art Fair) – Gallery Maek Hyang, Gallery Kawafune
  • 2005PR China, Beijing, CIGE (China International Gallery Exhibition), Gallery Kawafune Tokyo
    S.Korea, Seoul, KIAF 2005 (Korea Int’l Art Fair) – Gallery Maek Hyang, Gallery Kawafune
    Germany, Köln, „art cologne“ – Gallery Maek Hyang
  • 2004Korea, Seoul "KIAF" 2004 (Korea Int’l ArtFair)-Gall. Kawafune Japan, Gall. Maek-Hyang
  • 2002Japan, Tokyo, Kyobashi Gallery Square "Gallery Kawafune" (Objects)
  • 2000Japan, Matsumoto 5・Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • 1999Japan, Matsumoto 4・Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • 1998Japan, Matsumoto 3・Contemporary Art Exhibition”
  • 1997Japan, Tokyo, Big Sight - NICAF "5th Japan Int'l Contemporary Art Festival"
    ’Glaskasten Verlag + Edition Gmbh (AL Walz’, Stuttgart)
    Japan, Matsumoto „2nd Contemporary Art Exhibition”
  • 1996Germany, Frankfurt/M. "Art Frankfurt" – ‚Galerie AL Walz’, Stuttgart (Selected Artists)
  • 1995Germany, Frankfurt/M. "Art Frankfurt" – ‚Galerie AL Walz’, Stuttgart (Selected Artists)
    Germany, Kassel – Kunstagentur K. Melchior – 2 Artists (with Antje Siebrecht)
    Germany, Herrenberg – Volksbank ‚Galerie AL Walz’ – Kunst im Haus
  • 1994Germany, Urbach – "Kunst in Urbach"- Artists
    Germany, Fellbach, Volksbank-Galerie - 2 Artists (with K. Watanabe) Sponsor SONY
  • 1993Germany, Ochsenhausen "Int.les Künstlersymposium"
    Germany, Weinstadt – Städt. Galerie (with Rotraud Hoffmann)
  • 1992Germany, Winterbach - Städt.Galerie "Verband Bildender Künstler Baden-Württemberg"
    Germany, Meissen – Albrechtsburg – "Gruppenausstellung"
  • 1991Germany, Fellbach – Städt. Galerie "Kleinplastik – Gruppenausstellung"
  • 1989Germany, Fellbach – Städt. Galerie "Kleinplastik – Gruppenausstellung"
  • 1987Japan, Tokyo – Ginza, Gallery Center Point: "3 Artists – 3 Tendencies"
  • 1983Italy, Milano "Galleria Ponte Rosso"
  • 1982Italy, Milano "Concorso Lions' Club" – 1st Award Lions' Club, 1982
  • 1981Italy, Punta Ala, "Concorso Rassegna Internazionale" – 1st Award "La Bussola"
  • 1980Italy, Arese – Biennale Internazionale di Scultura
  • 1975–77Japan, "Shinseisaku-Kyokai", National Japanese Artists Group