Born in Chiba Prefecture, 1947. Graduated from the Department of Photography , Nihon University, 1971. Government Overseas Training Program for Artists O ne year Internship at the Center For Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, 1991. Continued to stay in Tucson, Arizona, till 1996.

Newcomer's Award, The Photographic Society of Japan (1986), Konica Pr ize for Photography, Tokyo (1993)

Selected One-person Exhibitions

"Tokyo Street: Neighborhood", P.G.I. (1999), "In the Road", P.G.I.Shibaura (1999), "The Mother Road - Route 66", Konica P laza, Tokyo (1998), "In the Road", P.G.I. (1997), "Kozo Miyoshi: Photographs ", Taipei Photo Gallery, Taipei (1997), "Roots & CACTI", Taichung Photo Gall ery, Taichung (1996), "CACTI Landscapes", P.G.I. (1996), "Airfield", P.G.I. (1995), "CACTI", P.G.I.Shibaura (1995), "CACTI: Polaroid Photographs", Polar oid Gallery, Tokyo (1995), "Far East and Southwest: The Photography of Kozo Miyoshi" and "Roots and Cacti", Center for Creative Photography, The Univers ity of Arizona, Tucson (1994), "Southwest", P.G.I. (1994), "Glazed Vessel", Konica Photo Plaza, Tokyo (1994), "Chapel", P.G.I. (1993), "Thailand", P.G.I . (1992), "Roots", Heineken Village Gallery, Tokyo (1990), "Conservatory " and "ROOTS ", Bemis Foundation Gallery, Omaha (1990), "Conservatory", P.G.I. (1989), "Picture Show", P.G.I. (1987), "Innocents", P.G.I. (1985), "S ee Saw", P.G.I. (1983), "Exposure", P.G.I. (1979)

Selected Group Exhibitions

"Internationale Fototage Herten", Herten (1999), "Exploring Photography: From the Museum Collection", National Film Center, T he National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (1999), "Unification", DEPT Shop & G allery, Tokyo (1998), "Waterproof", Expo '98, Lisbon (1998), "Texture and To uch", The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (1995), "JAPAN TODAY", Loui siana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (1995), "Contemporary Japanese Photograp hy: In die Felsen bonhren sich Zikadenstimmen", Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich (19 93), "Japanese Contemporary Photography: Twelve Viewpoints", Tokyo Metropoli tan Museum of Photography, Tokyo (1990), "Japanese Contemporary Photography" , Pavillon des Arts, Paris (1995), "Night Light: A Survey of Twentieth Centu ry Night Photography", Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (1989), "EMP ATHY", Visual Studies Work Shop, Rochester (1987), "Paris, New York, Tokyo", Tsukuba Museum of Photography 1985, Ibaraki (1985), "Photografia Japonesa Co ntemporanea", Madrid (1985), "Three Japanese Visions", Focus Gallery, San Fr ancisco (1982),

Public Collections
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Tokyo Metropoli tan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; Nihon University, Tokyo; International Mus eum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, U. S. A.; Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, U. S. A.; Hallmark Coll ection, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, U . S. A.; The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, U. S. A.; Queensla nd Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

In the Road, Nazraeli Press (1999), Far East and Southwest, Cen ter for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson (1994)