I use acrylic and tempera paints to paint familiar plants that touch my heart. I use the names of the flowers, the language of the flowers, and the stories associated with the plants to create my images. I am based in Nagoya, Japan.
Profile 1970 Born in Aichi, raised in New York and Tokyo 1989 Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Art High School, Oil Painting Course, Fine Arts Department 1993 Musashino Art University, B.F.A. Oil Painting Currently lives and works in Nagoya. Selected Solo Exhibitions 2012 "Circling Stars&Flowers" Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 2014 "Snowflakes" (Snowflakes&Flowers) Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 2016 "Songs of the Stars" Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 2018 "KOSMOS" galerie deux scene yagoto, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan "Bloom in a dream" Petit Restaurant Il Fait Beau (Kuwana, Mie) 2019 "Star Flowers" et.YU Tai no Ko Gallery (Nichinan, Miyazaki) 2021 "Sprout! Nishiazabu vol.17" Oizumikojyo NISHIAZABU, Tokyo, Japan "Flower Moonlit Night" Tsuki no Niwa (Tempura, Hida local cuisine) (Nagoya, Aichi) Selected Group Exhibitions 2013 "To the Dream Room .... Shofukan Project Vol.5" Shofukan, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 2015 "Living with Art" (Interior Art DECO project)" Cafe&Gallery Flan, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan "Art Festa in Shofukan Vol.7" Shofukan, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 2016 "NANNKA4Artists" Shihone(Chiffon) / K.Art Studio (Hitachi/Nagoya) 2017 "Plants Planet" K.Art Studio, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan