Born in Osaka, Japan in 1973. Marui graduated in General Design Course, Faculty of Fine Arts from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1996 and completed from Research Course, Tokyo College of Photography in 1997. He has been an assistant Professor at the Department of Photography, Faculty of Arts, Tokyo Polytechnic University since 2011.
He has had many solo exhibitions and group show including “Along the Coastline-from Cape Kyan to Mabuni, Okinawa” at Photo Gallery International (2008), “Collecting Light” at Photo Gallery International (2011) and “Okinawa Prismed 1872-2008” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (2008).
He published his first book “Yoshinori Marui 2000-2010” in 2010.