Born in Tokyo

Studied photography at Eikoh Hosoe’s workshop/photography school, and worked as photographer and photo editor for the magazine “Yu” at the publisher Kosakusha. Also as an experimental film artist, entered the work “Still Movie” in local and international film festivals.

Worked as freelance photographer for magazines “Brutus” and “Tarzan” etc., and advertising assignments for various clients such as Shu Uemura, Shiseido, Benese Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining, Asahi Beer, Marui, Nikkei BP, Kashikey, and others. Advertising works are published in “Graphis Poster” ,“Shu Uemura: The Man Who Transformed The Face And The World of Cosmetics” , “The Spirit of Creative Advertising by Nakatsuka Daisuke” , “Advertising Photography in Japan 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009” & Shiseido Gallery

Solo Exhibition

"Star of the Stars" Sarah Carmody Photography St.Louis (U.S.A.) 2011
"Star of the Stars" The Center for Fine Art Photography Fort Collins (U.S.A.) 2011
“Spanish Garden” JCII club25,Tokyo, 2003
“Plants, Mineral, and Giblets” Daikanyama Photo Gallery, Tokyo, 2003
“Pin-Up Gold” Art Rush Gallery, Tokyo, 1998
“Collection” Club Lagonda, Tokyo, 1993
“Physical Touch” Dentsu AD Gallery, Tokyo, 1982

Group Exhibition

“BredaPhoto International photo festival” Breda Netherland 2014
“Warsaw Photo Days Warsaw Poland 2013
“Center Forward” The Center for Fine Art Photography Fort Collins (U.S.A.) 2013
Photography and Environmental Concern Photo Place Gallery U.S.A. 2013
“Center Forward” Denver International Airport 2011 June~October
“Center Forward” The Center for Fine Art Photography(U.S.A.) 2011 May~June.
“Earthwork” Central Booking Gallery(N.Y. U.S.A.) 2011 April~June.
“Natural World” The Center for Fine Art Photography(U.S.A.) 2010 Dec.
“Digital10 Planet Earth” New York Hall of Science 2010 Oct.
“Celine Wu & Yoichi Nagata in Kontraste” Micheko Galerie (Germany) 2010 Jun.
“Poster&Poster” Art Rush Gallery, Tokyo, 1999
“TOKYO STREET POP” Orkestra & Boylan Studios, N.Y., 1998

Award

ipa, PX3 2013 Honorable Mention
ipa 2012 Fine Art Honorable Mention
5th Annual Photography Masters Cup 2011 Fine Art Nominee
ipa 2011 Other_P Honorable Mention 2011
“Center Forward” The Center for Fine Art Photography Director’s Honorable Mention 2011
“Natural World” The Center for Fine Art Photography Director’s Honorable Mention 2010
Critical Mass 2010 finalist
ipa 2010 5 Honorable Mention
PX3 2010 Second Prize in Fine Art People
Roberto Del Carlo Lucca digital Photo contest09 finalist
PX3 2009 2 Honorable Mention
APA Award Honorable Mention

Magazine

Tages Woche 2013 (Swiss)
fotoMAGAZIN 3/2010 (Germany)

Photo Book

“Pylon Gals” 2000

Experimental Film

“Moving Picture” Shibuya Seibu Seed Hall, Tokyo, 1993
“Japanese Experimental Film 1960-1980” The American Federation of Arts, U.S.A. 1981
“Third International Avant-Garde Festival” London, Paris, 1979

Video

“Dreaming Water” for Roppongi Wave Building, Tokyo, 1984