Hiroshi Sugito was born in 1970 in Aichi prefecture, Japan. He graduated from the Department of Japanese Painting, Faculty of Arts, Aichi Prefectural College of Arts in 1992. He is currently Associate Professor of the Department of Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. He has exhibited extensively both in Japan and internationally since the 1990s. His major solo exhibitions include FOCUS (Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA, 2006), prime and foundation (Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan, 2015), frame and refrain (Musée Bernard Buffet, Shizuoka, Japan, 2015), particles and release (Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan, 2016), and Hiroshi Sugito module or lacuna (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2017). He has also held eight solo exhibitions at Mark Foxx Gallery in Los Angeles.


His significant group exhibitions include: Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art, curated by Midori Matsui, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2009; Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, Germany, 2009; The Japan Foundation, Tronto, Canada, 2010; Galeri’a Arnold Belkin, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico, 2011); Garden of painting – Japanese Art of the 00s, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, 2010; Logical Emotion – Contemporary Art from Japan, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland, 2014; Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow MOCAK, Krakow, Poland, 2015; Kunstmuseum Moritzburg Halle (Saale), Halle, Germany, 2015; among many others.