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> Academic and Professional Background
March 1978: Graduated from , Kyoto University of Art & Design "Oil Painting Department of Junior college"
1979: held the first exhibition in Kyoto.
1980: moved to Tokyo.
~ 1990: accepted to the majors public exhibitions of
NIKI EXHIBITION PAINTINGS ＆ SCULPTURES, ART EXHIBITION OF JIYU BIJUTSU, JAPAN PRINT ASSOCIATION
awarded by Fuji Art Association / FAA
had many times the group exhibitions and solo exhibitions in Tokyo and in Chiba.
had the exhibition at Funabashi Seibu department store, Nikke Colton Plaza, and Tsudanuma Parco
1993: moved to Hungary for new studio and started creation of art
had many times the group exhibitions and solo exhibitions in Budapest and Solymar
2006: opened "the art space and Japanese restaurant SAMURAI" at Budapest
2008: lost girlfriend by cancer
lost my entire fortune to be deceived by an acquaintance
2008: went back to Japan In despair, for dementia of the mother is discovered
March 2011: hospitalized by cerebral infarction of over drinking and depression
April 2011: discharged from the hospital
July 2011: got a enormous impression from the sculptures, visited the temple at Nara "Shin Yakushiji"
woke up again to the creation of art
December 2012: have a contract with the New York art gallery
August 2013, April 2014: have the exhibitions at New York