|1937||Born July 13 Osaka, Japan.||
© Naruaki Onishi
|1960||Graduated from Tokyo University of Arts with a major in oil painting under Ryohei Koiso.|
|Awarded scholarship by Italian government to study in Rome.|
|1960-62||Studied oil painting under Franco Gentilini at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma.|
|1966||First showing of three-dimensional sculptures at Galleria Blu, Milan. Returned to Japan.|
|1967||One-man show, "Wind Structures," Shoho Gallery, Osaka and Hibiya Park, Tokyo.|
|Ube Open-Air Art Museum prize at 2nd Contemporary Japanese SculptureShow.|
|1968||One of eight sculptors chosen to exhibit works at EXPO '70 Osaka.|
|1971-72||Visiting Artist, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.|
|1973||One-man outdoor show, "Wind and Water Sculptures," PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.|
4th Isoya Yoshida Prize.
|Prizes from National Museum of Art, Osaka, and Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art at 8th Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.|
|One-man show at Asahi Gallery, Kyoto.|
|1980||8th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.|
|1984||One-man show, "Breathing Sculptures," Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art.|
|1986||Yokohama Biennale '86 Sculpture Exhibition grand prize and 18th Japan Grand Prix of Art.|
|1987||Traveling outdoor exhibition, "Windcircus" exhibited in Bremen, Germany, Barcelona, Spain, Florence, Italy, and Lahti, Finland.|
|1988||Invited to International Open-Air Sculpture Symposium to create a sculpture at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.|
|"Windcircus" exhibited in the United States in New York, Fall River, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles.|
|1989||Special prize 6th Henry Moore Grand Prize Exhibition, Utsukushi-ga- hara Open-Air Museum.|
|1991||One-man show, "Aria Acqua Luce," Loggia della Mercanzia, Genova, Italy.|
|1994||Outdoor spectacle show, "Kippis and His Friends," Aono Dam Park, Sanda.|
|Hyogo Prefectural Cultural Award and Ube Open-Air Art Museum prize at 14th Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Suma Garden.|
|Osaka Art Award.||
In front of his studio
|1997||One-man show, "The World of Susumu Shingu," Saitama Arts Theater, Saitama Prefecture.|
|Spectacle show, "Cat's Cradle of the Stars," Saitama Arts Theater.|
|25th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.|
|1998||Exhibited a sculpture at EXPO'98 Lisboa.|
|Stage setting for "Issey Miyake Paris Collection spring-summer 1999."|
|1999||Exhibited in "Champs de la Sculpture 2000" on Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris.|
in "Vision on Water" in The Hague, The Netherlands.
"Wind Caravan" in rice paddies in Sanda, Hyogo, Japan and in an uninhabited island, Motukorea, in New Zealand.
|2001||"Wind Caravan" on the frozen Lake Inari in the Arctic Circle of Finland, on
the rocky hill of Tamdaght, Ouarzazate in Morocco, on the steppe of Undur
Dov in Mongolia and on the dunes of Cumbuco, Ceará in Brazil.
One-man show, "Encounter with Nature" at Maison Hermès in Tokyo.
One-man show at Glasgow School of Art and Podium Gallery at Glasgow School of Architecture.
the Mainichi Art Award for his Wind Caravan activities.
Was awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon for his artistic activities.
|2003||Won the grand prize at the 20th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.|
|2005||Stage setting for Jirí Kylián's dance program, "Toss of a Dice," with Nederlands Dans Theater I in The Hague, The Netherlands.|
|2006||One-man show, “Sculptures du respir," Galerie Jeanne-Bucher, Paris.|
|2007||Won the Grand Prix Enku.|
|2009||One-man show, "Planet of Wind and Water," at Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris.|
|2010||Was awarded The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.|