Biography

1930
Born in a Shingon Temple in Chiba Prefecture.
1952
 
Awarded a prize at the 37th Japan Art Institute Exhibition, the first time for him to receive this prize.
1974
Nominated for membership in the Japan Art Institute.
1976
 
Awarded the Education Minister’s Prize at the 61st Japan Art Institute Exhibition.
1986
 
 
Becomes professor emeritus at the Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts.
Awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize at the 71st Japan Art Institute Exhibition.
1988
 
 
 
Becomes a professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
Donates a fusuma door painting to the Koyasan Tokyo Branch Temple.
1993
Donates a fusuma door painting to Hase-dera Temple in Nara.
1995
Holds a one-man exhibition in Paris, France.
1999
 
Donates a fusuma door painting to Takahatafudoson Kongoji Temple in Tokyo.
2000
Becomes a trustee of the Japan Art Institute.
2006
Receives the “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.”
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