1964   Born in Wakayama prefecture, JAPAN

◆ EDUCATION and CAREER
1998-present Established own studio [ Chiba ]
1998-2001 Teaching Assistant at the 11th-14th Art Festival at Niijima Glass Art Center [ Tokyo ]
1995-97   Teaching Assistant at Toyama City Institute of Glass Art
1991-94    Studied Sculpture and Glass at California College of the Arts [ Oakland, CA, U.S.A. ]
1989-90    Worked at Kagami Crystal CO.LTD. [ Tokyo ]
1988      Graduated from Hoshi University of Pharmacy [ Tokyo ]
1986     Studied Chinese Literature, Northwest University, Xi’an, China

◆ SELECTED AWARDS
2020   GOLD AWARD, WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL [Hamburg, Germany]
2013   GRAPHIC AWARD , CREATIVE HACK AWARD 2013
2011   Culture Achievement Award [ OKUWA Educational and Cultural Promotion foundation ]
2010   SPECIAL JURY PRIZE, BIAMAGURANKAI 8 [ Sapporo ]
2008   Culture Achievement Award [ Wakayama City]
2006   KINOKUNI Achievement Award " [ Wakayama Prefecture ]
2001   SECONDO GRAND PRIZE, Wakaura Site Contest [ Wakayama City]
1997   GRAND PRIZE, The 1st Contemporary Glass Exhibition in Satsuma [Kagoshima ]

◆ PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
 ・ Victoria and Albert Museum [ London ]
 ・ Ashmolean Museum in the University Oxford [ England]
 ・ CERNUSCHI Museum [ Paris ]
 ・ La Fundacion Centro Nacional del Vidrio [ Segovia, SPAIN ]
 ・ ISE FOUNDATION
 ・ DAIICHI Museum [ Nagoya ]
 ・ Toyama Glass Art Museum
 ・ Satsuma Glass History Museum [ Kagoshima ]
 ・ Joryuji Temple [ Tokyo ]
 ・ HONEN-IN Temple [ Kyoto ]
 ・ Naruto City [Tokushina. Japan ]
 ・ DAIKOKUYA Ryokan [ Tochigi ]
 ・ Barclays [ Tokyo ]
 ・ National Students Information Center [ Kyoto ]
 ・ YAMAHA Music Foundation [ Tokyo ]
 ・ Wakayama City
 ・ Hotel JAL CITY MIYAZAKI
 ・ Medical Corporation Moriyamaikai [ Tokyo ]
 ・ Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. [ Osaka ]
 ・ Sapporo Artpark Craft Hall

◆ EXHIBITIONS

2020   ・ COLLECT, Somerset House, London
    ・ ONE ART TAIPEI, Taiwan
2019  ・ LIVING KOGEI , Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery
    ・ Palm Beach Modern+Contemporary, Florida, U.S.A.
2019,18・ FINE ART ASIA , Hong Kong
2018 ・ Japan–Japonismes. 1867-2018 , Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
    ・ ART NEW YORK
     ・Asia Contemporary Art Show,Hong Kong
2019-12 ・ COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London
2019,18,16 ・ MASTERPIECE LONDON
2017   ・ 3rd Triennale of Kogei in Kanazawa, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan     
     ・Nishinaka Yukito: Eternity Captured in a Moment - Stepping into a Meditative Space of Glass Art, Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan
     ・Naruto Art Gate Illumination 2017, Naruto City Muyagawa Shinsui Park, Tokushima, Japan
    ・ LA ART SHOW
2016   ・ Nishinaka Yukito Exhibition, Daikokuya, Tochigi, Japan
2016,15 ・ PAD LONDON
2014   ・GOLD: ALL THAT GLISTERS - JAPANESE GOLD DECORATION, Embassy of Japan in the UK
    ・ Nishinaka Yukito Exhibition, Tamesaburo Memorial Museum in Furukawa Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
2012 ・5th The Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Koganezaki 2012, Koganezaki Crystal Park, Shizuoka, Japan
2005  ・Nishinaka Yukito Glass Exhibition, Honen-in Temple, Kyoto, Japan
2001  ・Beauty of Glass Exhibition, Himeji City Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan
    ・1st Japan Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition in Onoda, Onoda City Kirara Koryukan, Yamaguchi, Japan
2000  ・Japanese Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition, Onoda Sunpark, Yamaguchi, Japan
1999  ・2000 Years of Japanese Glass: From the Yayoi Period to the Present Day, Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan
  ・5th Feeling of Beauty- Kogei Exhibition, Takashimaya, Tokyo, Yokoyama, Osaka and Kyoto, Japan    
   Glass '99 in Japan – Splendor of the Unknown, Odakyu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1997  ・1st Contemporary Glass Exhibition in Satsuma, Satsumacho Glass History Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
     ・Art Now Kanazawa: 36th Hokuriku Chunichi Art Exhibition, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Ishikawa, Japan
1995 Glass in Japan, Museo de Segovia, Segovia, Spain
1994 ・Art Now Kanazawa: 33rd Hokuriku Chunichi Art Exhibition, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Ishikawa, Japan