Born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1952. Graduated Waseda University, majoring in applied physics. His early works won a prize in the 1st Seibu Musium Grand Prize Exhibition on Print Works, the 18th Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition, the Selected Works’ Exhibition in Taipai, etc. His print works were recorded in “A Yearbook on Japanese Contemporary Print Works in 1984,” published by Koudansya Corp. In the beginning, he made his artworks by combining holography, photo-silkscreen, or some objects. Since late 1980’s, he moved onto the works with various textures on Washi paper or canvas. His current works are characterized by their unique stone-like surface, such as Zen pottery or earthenware with hieroglyphic. He has been staying in New York from 2000 to 2002, and has held many exhibitions in both New York and Tokyo, and also in Kochi (Japan) after that.