- Born in Chiba Prefecture in 1979
2003 Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Painting, Oil Painting course
2005 Completed master Mural Painting at the First Laboratory, Tokyo University of the Arts
He is involved in joint projects with JR East, local governments, and the Tokyo University of the Arts.
He designed artwork for waiting rooms of the Joban Line and a huge mural under the JR overpass in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo. He also planned and designed an art event at a Bicycle Racecourse”. In addition to this project, he also holds a solo exhibition of his work for sale. Recently, he founded CLEAN&ART, an organization based in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, and is actively involved in the beautification of the city in parallel with his mural painting project. His father was an art teacher and he is the third son of four siblings, all of whom are working in art. An artistic family. Growing up without a TV at home until the fifth grade of elementary school, he spent his childhood drawing manga in an environment where he had no access to media.
With so much attention being paid to projects by artists and local communities, what do you keep in mind when creating and receiving orders for your work?
*A giant 40-meter-long mural, created in 2012, Higashi-Nippori, Arakawa ward, Tokyo