Vin Kitayama (Artist & Scientist) Career

Born in 1949, Mishima, Shizuoka Japan

He studied under Jiro Takamatsu, a contemporary artist and Tokuzo Okabe, a pioneer of Silk‑screen.

In the Okabe studio, the art works of Andy Warhol, Nam June Paik & John Cage, Arata Isozaki,
Yayoi Kusama and Tadanori Yokoo were printed.

He studied Spectroscopy and Crystal science and received master degree of science in Japan.

1979 ‑ 1986

He engaged in the assessment for the environmental impact of chemical substance as a Senior
Research Fellow at the Institute of Ecotoxicology, Gakushuin University and he participated in the
International Environment Council held in Munich, Germany and Kyoto, Japan.

He moved to Azumino in Nagano and established an atelier in 1993 and opened VinSanchi Museum 
in 2012.

1978 Tokyo Biennale (Japan)

1978 Exhibition "Japan in Asia" (Paris)

1978 International Print Biennale Krakow (Poland)

1982 Bienal IBIZAGRAFIC (Spain)

1985 International Biennial of Graphic Art Ljubjana (Yugoslavia)

1985 Young Artists for Peace ‑ International Art Competition Torun’ 85 (Poland)

1985 International Print Triennial in Berlin (Germany)
1985 International Biennial of Graphic Art (Brazil)

1987 Mostra Internazionale Di Grafica ‑ Omaggio Marc Chagall (Italy)

2017 Exhibition at MoST (Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology) in
New York and almost 20 science museums in the United States.

2018 Exhibition "Micro x Universe" in Ginza (Japan)


1984 Journal of the international society for the arts sciences and technology "LEONARDO"
(MIT Press, USA)

2001 Art study for junior high school students sub‑text book (Seishinsha, Japan)

2003 The journal of education (Gakken, Japan)

2003 Art Education Collection (Japan Education Library Center)

2009 "SHINANO no KUNI for Future Generations" (Prart, Japan)

2018 "Micro x Universe" (John O' Donnell, New York, USA)