Hiro Sugiyama - Japan
Founder - Enlightenment
Hiro Sugiyama was born in 1962. After graduating Toyo Art School, he studies under Teruhiko Yuma before going freelance.
In 1982, he forms the “Modern Art Group” with Ichiro Tanida, and in 1997 forms artist unit “Enlightenment”.
In 2004, he establishes 「風とバラッド」(“The Wind and the Ballad”) with Michihiko Yanai. While presenting works in the fine at domestic and international exhibitions in the world of fine art, he continues to present original work in a vast range of genres, from graphic design to advertisement.
In addition to this, he is highly regarded in video production in PV and VJ, and provides live videos for artists such as Towa-Tei, m-flo, Amuro Namie, BOA, and Girls Generation.