Naotaka Hiro (b. 1972, Osaka, Japan) works in Pasadena, California. Hiro received his BA from University of California, Los Angeles, in 1997, and MFA from California Institute of the Arts, in 2000. His work has been exhibited at Brennan & Griffin, New York (2017, 2016, 2013); Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California (2016, 2010); Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (2016), LAXART, Los Angeles (2016); The Box, Los Angeles (2016, 2015, 2014, 2008); Centre d’Art Contemporain, La Ferme du Buisson, France (2015); and Misako & Rosen, Tokyo (2015, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007), among others. He is the recipient of grants and awards from the Art Matters Foundation (2014) and the Asian and Pacific Islander Artist Presenting Initiative (2006).
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