Born in Ishinomaki in 1939. Graduated from Nihon University, College of Art Dept. of Photography in 1964.


1939 Born in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture.
1963 Graduates from Nihon University, Art Department, Photography Section.
1974 “Goze” published by Nora-sha, and received The Japan Photography Association Newcomer Award. “Goze” was selected in “15 Photographers” exhibition at Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art.  
1986 “50 Modern Poets” published by Recruit.
2005 “Kitakami River” published by Shunpusha
2011 Starts photographing the disaster areas of the Great East Japan earthquake centered around home town of Ishinomaki.
2013 “Goze” exhibition at Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo
2014 “Goze” exhibition at Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo
2014 “Nishiyama Onsen – Empire of Nakedness” exhibition at Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo

Selected Publications

1974 "Goze" Nora-sha
1988 "Goze" Aron Shobo
2005 "Kitakamigawa" Shumpusha
2014 "Ishinomaki - 2011.3.27~2014.5.29" Shumpusha
2015 "Kitakamigawa New Edition" Shumpusha
2016 "Undergrowth", Zen Foto Gallery
2017 "Sanya 1968.8.1 - 8.20"


1974 “Goze”, Newcomer Award, The Photographic Society of Japan


The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Gallery Exhibitions

Publications & Prints

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