Born in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1952. Lives and works in Kyoto.
He uses metal as the main material to create large scale sculptures that sway subtly with the action of internal magnets,
and also creates motionless sculptures with a circular motif.
He is an artist who embodies Calder's mobiles and stabiles in a unique way.
He has participated in the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and the Setouchi International Art Festival,
and has also taken on the challenge of long-term projects and installations.
In recent years, he has expanded the scope of his work to include Denmark and Australia.
He won the Grand Prize at the 15th Japan International Art Exhibition in 1984,
the 17th Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Exhibition in 1997,
the 29th Teijiro Nakahara Award for Excellence in 1998, and many other awards.