Bachelors of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA, 2001.
Masters of Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts, Inter-media Art, 2012.
Canon New Cosmos of Photography, 2009, Excellence award, selected by Fumio Nanjo, Curator of the Mori Museum of Art, for the entry 1/2.
MIO Photo Award, 2007. Special Juror’s prize, Osamu Hiraki, photography critic, for the entry, Me as a Japanese.