Satoru Morooka


Girl with Ribbon at Neon Lights


Lady in Black Dress


Neon Lights Square


Night Street


Red Beret


Tokyo Girls


Biography


1948 Born in Japan.

1972 Started to work at advertising agency at Tokyo as an illustrator. Started to draw oil paints, watercolors and acrylic paintings.

Illustrated for many books and magazines for NFL, MLB, NBA, motor sports, soccer, economic magazines, weekly magazines and novel books as well as for brochures and posters.

Designed for textile for Paris collection for fashion designer.

Draw paintings for Japanese movies as well as for TVs and commercials.

Published a F1 illustration collection book called "F1 Wonderland". Published a NBA illustration collection book called "Hoopstars". Sold illustrated calendars and Jigsaw puzzles.

Produced illustrated contents for mobile phones. Created Flash animations for former prime minister Hatoyama for few years.

Currently (as of January 2013), presenting oil paintings and acrylic paintings on the theme of Nights in Tokyo at Triumph Gallery in Nihonbashi Tokyo, and Suiha Gallery at Kyobashi Tokyo.

Exhibitions

1991 Original illustrations exhibition for F1 event at Shinjuku Konika Plaza and Shinjuku Mitsukoshi Department Store

1992 Original illustrations exhibition at Nogizaka Art Hall

1997 Solo show for oil paintings on the theme of nights in Tokyo "Neon Dream" at Ouji paper gallery Ginza Tokyo

2000 Solo show for oil paintings on the theme of nights in Tokyo "Neon Dream2" at gallery Art 1107 at Ebisu Tokyo


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