Taro Shinoda (Tokyo, 1964) is an artist based in Tokyo. He started his career as an artist after educated in landscape gardening school. In considering the theme of “understanding the universe (including cosmic space) as a nature in process of evolution, in which nature coexists with human activities”, Shinoda has been creating sculptures, installations made or assembled by artist’s highly technique hand-built. His solo exhibitions have included the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 2009), REDCAT (Los Angeles, 2005), and the Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art (2002). He has participated in multiple international exhibitions including “Sculpture Garden (collaborative project) / Kaz Oshiro / Taro Shinoda”, Las Cienegas Projects (Los Angeles, 2011), “Sensing Nature”, Mori Art Museum (2010), the Istanbul Biennial (2007), the Busan Biennale(2006) and the Yokohama Triennale(2001).