Nobuya Hoki was born in 1966 in Kyoto. After completing his masters at the Kyoto City University of Arts, he has been based in Kyoto. He has exhibited at “ASSEMBRIDGE NAGOYA 2017,” Former Minato Dormitory of Nagoya customs, Aichi (2017); “Spider’s Thread – Spinning images of Japanese beauty,” the Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi (2016); “NEW PHASES in CONTEMPORARY PAINTING A Curator’s Message 2012,” the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo (2012); “Texture and Sense (Kime to Kehai),” the Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori (2012); “Garden of Painting,” The National Museum of Art, Osaka (2010). His work is included in the collections of the Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; the Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa; the Okazaki City Museum, Aichi. Taka Ishii Gallery presented solo exhibition with Hoki in 2019, 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2008.