Hisayasu Takashio was born in Tokyo, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the Design School of Tokyo and later a Fine Arts certificate in Sculpture and Printmaking from the Art Students League of New York. He has been actively creating and exhibiting his work since 1991. Takashio’s work ranges from paintings, large scale prints and mixed media drawings to wood sculpture, installation and collaborative performance. Takashio has worked extensively on the subject of the human hands. His renderings of these are a combined symphony of nature and human anatomy.