He was born in 1959 and is from Shizuoka Prefecture.
Awards received include the Hokusai Award, the Pasrel Artistic Award, the A.M.S.C. Grand Collection Award, and the "International Peace Medal" of the National Gandhi Memorial Museum in India. He has received numerous other awards. His works were recognized as Siena Art Heritage and Asian Cultural Heritage. Recognized as Na Silapa (Face of Art) by the Royal Family of Thailand.
Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Calligraphy / Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists / Special Envoy for the Artistic Contribution to Japan and Italy / Special Envoy for the Mekong-Japan Friendship in the Arts