1959 Born in Hokkaido, Japan

1988-92 Lived and worked in Santa Monica, U.S.A

1998-99 Received the 12th Hollbein Scholarship

2005-06 Stay in Hamburg(Germany) for one year by Japanese government overseas study program      for artist

2012 Stay in Luzern(Switzerland) by the ORYX FOUNDATION.Switzerland.

 

2015 Tsukuba International Artist in Residence 2015.

  

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Gallery MONMA. Sapporo. Japan
     Clark Gallery + SHIFT. Sapporo. Japan
2016   Gallery Nayuta. Tokyo. Japan
          APS. Tokyo. Japan
          Clark Gallery + SHIFT. Sapporo. Japan
2015   Clark Gallery + SHIFT. Sapporo. Japan
2014   "DOMANI" THE NATIONAL ART CENTER,TOKYO. Tokyo. Japan.
          CROSS HOTEL SAPPORO. curated by Clark Gallery + SHIFT.Sapporo. Japan.
 

2013   AB Gallery. Zurich. Switzerland.

          MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS. Tokyo. Japan. 

 

2011   Marie gallery. Tokyo. Japan

2009   ARTE PIAZZA BIBAI, Bibai, Japan

2008   Galerie Peter Borchardt, Hamburg, Germany
          APS, Tokyo, Japan
          KOBO, Tokyo, Japan

2006   FRISE, Hamburg, Germany

2005   PHOEBUS, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
          DESIGN PLANETS, Maebashi, Japan

2004   APS,Tokyo,Japan
          Osaka Contemporary Art Center,Osaka,Japan

2003   PHOEBUS, Rotterdam,The Netherlands
          Temporary Space,Sapporo,Japan

2001-02  PHOEBUS,Rotterdam,The Netherlands

2001   Itochu Gallery,Tokyo,Japan
          Westbeth Gallery Kozuka,Nagoya,Japan

1999   Galerie le Deco,Tokyo,Japan
          Itochu Gallery,Tokyo,Japan

1998   Westbeth Gallery Kozuka,Nagoya,Japan
          Recent Museum of Contemporary Art,Sapporo,Japan
          Gallery Musokan,Kobe,Japan

1997   Galerie le Deco,Tokyo,Japan

1996   Gallery MOVE,Gunma,Japan
          TRY,Tokyo,Japan
          INAX Space,Sapporo,Japan
          Takasaki City Gallery,Takasaki,Japan

1995   Concept Space,Shibukawa,Japan
          Gallery Q-S,Tokyo,Japan

1993   Recent Gallery,Sapporo,Japan

1992   INAX Gallery,Tokyo,Japan
          Gallery Q,Tokyo,Japan
1987   Gallery Q,Tokyo,Japan
          LABORATORY,Sapporo,Japan

1986   Sagacho bis,Tokyo,Japan
          Gallery Q,Tokyo,Japan

1984   Gallery Eureka,Sapporo,Japan
          Zenibako kaigan,Otaru,Japan

 

Group Exhibitions
2017
"Conversing with Nature" FRISE. Hamburg. Germany
“Z O M E R T E N T O O N S T E L L I N G 2017” PHOEBUS. Rotterdam. The Netherlands
2016
Gallery Camelia. Tokyo. Japan
"ART FAIR SAPPORO" Sapporo. Japan.(Clark Gallery + SHIFT)
"Abu Dhabi Art" Abu Dhabi. UAE.(AB43 CONTEMPORARY)
2015
"Tsukuba International Artist in Residence 2015 Exhibition" Tsukuba. Japan.
"ART FAIR SAPPORO" Sapporo. Japan.(Makii Masaru Fine Arts)
"MINUS ART" Obihiro. Japan.
"Flowers" Makii Masaru Fine Arts. Tokyo. Japan.
2014
"Verwandlung der Dinge"WESERBURG Museum of Modern Art.Bremen. Germany.
"ART FAIR SAPPORO" Sapporo. Japan.(Makii Masaru Fine Arts)
"songs for a pigeon"150years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Switzerland.
  Embassy of Switzerland in Japan,gallery COEXIST,GALLERY CAMELLIA.
 
2013
"ART FAIR SAPPORO" Sapporo. Japan.(Makii Masaru Fine Arts)
"Abu Dhabi Art" Abu Dhabi. UAE.(AB Gallery)
"Eternity and a Day" with Samira Hodaei. Makii Masaru Fine Arts.Tokyo.Japan

“POESIA” SAMMLUNG REINKING.Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst. Delmenhorst.Germany

"GRAND HOTEL NATIONAL"Luzern. Switzerland.

"Selection"with Susanna Niederer.Keiko Koana. Makii Masaru Fine Arts.Tokyo.Japan

“TEGAMI” - Perspektiven japanischer Künstler. Galerie WangHohmann.Wiesbaden.Germany

 

2012

”ACCROCHAGE" Galerie Lindner.Wien.Austria
"Nishinomiya Funasaka BIENNALE". Nishinomiya. Japan
"TEKEN" huis DE LEEUW. Machelen a/d Leie.Belgium.
"Still Autumn" Makii Masaru Fine Arts. Tokyo. Japan.
"π/ pi die Verwandlungen des Kreises" Stiftung Landdrostei.Pinneberg. Germany
"Sommerfest" AB gallery Luzern. Switzerland.
"Agora 2 : INNER CIRCLE-OUTER SPACE" Frappant e.V. Hamburg. Germany

2011
"Conversing with Nature" ARTE PIAZZA BIBAI. Hokkaido. Japan

2010
"Nishinomiya Funasaka BIENNALE". Nishinomiya. Japan
"The Group show-2" Marie Gallry. Tokyo. Japan
"Metamorphose.Faszinosum floralen Wandels" HALL ZEHN.CAP Cologne e.V., Cologne.Germany 
"with Susanna Niederer" ARTE PIAZZA BIBAI.Hokkaido.Japan
"infinite expansion with Rolf Bergmeier" Galerie Peter Borchardt.Hambrug,Germany 
"with CARLO BORER" AB gallery.Luzern.Switzerland.
"10 year Kustverein Gluckstadt" Kustverein Gluckstadt.Gluckatadt.Germany.
"Stille Position. Velada Santa Lucia 2010"Maracaibo.Venezuela

2009
"BANDE" Galerie Peter Borchardt,Hamburg,Germany

2008
"Raum als Natur/Natur als Gesetz" (curated by Belinda Grece Gardner)FRISE, Hambrug, Germany
"kunst Zurich" (Galerie Peter Borchardt),Zurich, Switzerland
"Call it what you like" Art Centre Silkebork Bad, Silkeborg,Denmark
"art KARLSRUHE", Karlsruhe, Germany

2007
"acchrochage" Galerie Peter Borchardt, Hamburg, Germany
"Kunst Zurich" Zurich, Switzerland
"The party" Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
"Active constellation", The Brno House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
"art KARLSRUHE ",Karlsruhe,Germany

2006
"infinity" (with Rolf Bergmeier), Galerie Peter Borchardt,Hamburg, Germany
"The Joy of Viewing", FUCHU ART MUSEUM, Tokyio, Japan
"Landscapes", Galerientage im Heidelberger Kunstverein,Heidelberg, Germany
SEBASTIAN FATH | CONTEMPORARY (withKenichiro Taniguchi), Mannheim, Germany
"Best of...", SEBASTIAN FATH | CONTEMPORARY, Mannheim, Germany
"expo-container", (curated by Rik Reinking) City Nord Park, Hamburg, Germany
"Florale Ko¨rper", HypoVereinsbank, (curated by Claus Mewes, Kunsthaus) Hamburg, Germany
"SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN 16-61-2006", PHOEBUS, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"MINIMAL ILLUSIONS", Villa MERKEL /Bahnwa¨rterhaus Esslingen,Germany

2005
"The Elegance of Silence", MORI ART MUSEUM,Tokyo,Japan
"Passion des Sammelns", Sammlung Reinking Stiftung Federkiel, Halle 14,Liepzig,Germany
"When no leaf moves (Natur and Tra¨ume in der zeitgeno ssischen japanischen Kunst,"
KUNSTVEREIN GLU¨CKSTADT, Glu¨ckstadt,Germany
LEMONADE PARK (MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS, Tokyo, Japan
ART COLOGNE (Cologne, Germany)

2004
"66-03", Neues Museum Weserburg,Bremen,Germany

2003
"DA SEIN", Ernst Barlach Museum,Wedel,Germany
"Ladenkasten project", for Foto Biennale PHOEBUS, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2002
"KUNST RAI", Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"ART ROTTERDAM" Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2001-02
"Anstiftung zu einer neuen Wahrnehmung" Neues Museum Weserburg,Bremen,Germany

2000
13th Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair,Nagoya,Japan

1998
"ENDE/NEW" Recent Museum of Contemporary Art,Sapporo,Japan
11th Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair,Nagoya,Japan

1997
10th Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair,Nagoya,Japan
1996
9th Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair,Nagoya,Japan
1995
"159th Anniversary Charity Exhibition INAX Gallery,Tokyo,Japan

1994
"Spring Art-O-Rama," BORITZER/GRAY,Santa Monica,U.S.A
"Gallery Artists Show" BORITZER/GRAY,Santa Monica,U.S.A
"THREE ARTISTS SHOW" Gallery Q,Tokyo,Japan
"Life Exhibition for Stop Aids" Recent Museum of contemporary Art,Sapporo,Japan

1993
"Winter Group Show" BORITZER/GRAY,Santa Monica,U.S.A

1992
"The Fuji Sankei International Exhibition for Contemporary 
"Sculpture" (Excellent Maquattes in Competition Section),The Utsukushigahara Open Air Museum,Nagano,Japan
1991
"Sapporo Contemporary Art 1991" Recent Gallery,Sapporo,Japan

1987
"Japan Impact Art Now '87" The Museum of Korea,Seoul,Korea
"2nd Saigawa International Art Festival,"Shinshu Shinmachi Museum, Nagano,Japan
1986
"Three Artists.Texture" Sagacho Exhibit Space,Tokyo,Japan
1985
LABORATORY,Sapporo,Japan
1983
"STEP" Gallery Eureka,Sapporo,Japan
1983
"BLACK SPACE" (Joint exhibition with Satoshi Hata) Gallery Eureka,Sapporo,Japan