Born in Kyoto, Japan, Hideki Kimura completed both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in oil painting at Kyoto City University of Arts. He then moved to the US in 1988, where he attended the University of Pennsylvania. Kimura returned to Japan in 1995, where he worked as an Associate Professor at Kyoto City University of Arts.
Kimura’s work has been exhibited all over the world in both solo and group shows at institutions such as the International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo; British International Print Biennial in Bradford, United Kingdom; International Print Biennial in Krakow, Poland and The Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Prints in Ferrara, Italy. His work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo; British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London; National Museum of Art in Warsaw, Poland and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
October 17 1948