Yasuhiro OGAWA

Born in Kanagawa, Japan in 1968. B.A. in English literature from Kanagawa Univ. Japan. He started photography in early twenties and began professional career in 2000.

He has had many solo and group exhibitions including “Futashika na Chizu” at Kodak Photo Salon, Tokyo (1999), “Slowly Down the River” at Nikon Salon Ginza, Tokyo (2006), “The Photographic Society of Japan New Comer Award Memorial Exhibition” at Tokyo and Moscow (2009), “Winter Journey” at Doozo Gallery, Rome, Italy (2013) , “Cascade” at Sokyusha Gallery, Tokyo (2017), “By the Sea” at Fuji Film Photo Salon, Tokyo (2018) “Contes des iles et Paysages de la Mer du Japon” at Inbetween Gallery, Paris, France (2018), and “The Dreaming” at Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong (2020).

He has published six photo books so far, such as “Slowly Down the River” (Creo, 2008), “Shimagatari” (Sokyusha, 2014), “Cascade” (Sokyusha, 2017) “By the Sea” (self published, 2018), “The Dreaming” (Sokyusha, 2020) and “Tokyo Silence” (T&M Projects, 2022). He has won several awards such as the Taiyo Award for his first solo exhibition “Futashikana Chizu” (2000) and The Photographic Society of Japan New Comer Award for his first photo book “Slowly Down the River” (2009). He was a finalist at the Oskar BarnackAward (2006) and the Hayashi Tadahiko Award (2015).

He is represented by Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong.

He currently lives in Tokyo.