Born in Gifu in 1946.
Graduated from the Musashino Art University.
Studied under Toichi KATO.
Awarded many important awards including Special Award, Hakujyu Prize, Nisshun Prize, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports prize, MOA Mokithi Okada Prize and Japan Art Academy Prize.
Member of Nihon Geijitsuin.
Vice chief director of Nitten.
Professor Emeritus and Visiting Professor of Kanazawa College of Art.

ONBEAT vol.05 features Reiichi Tsuchiya