Teaching Staff (Communication Design)

Title Professor
Research Fields Art direction / Advertising / Photography
Graduated (Visual Communication Design), Tokyo University of the Arts
Bachelor’s (Engineering Mathematics), Keio University
Selected Professional Experience
Professor, Akita University of Art
Dentsu Inc.
Recent Activities <Selected solo exhibitions>

Arara, konna tokoro ni [What’s This Doing Here?]. Fujifilm Photo Salon, Tokyo

Kakuretenaide, detekinasai [Quit Hiding, Get Out Here!]. Epson epSITE Gallery, Tokyo

tsukumo-gami. Ricoh Imaging Square, Tokyo


<Selected awards / prizes>

Tokyo Art Directors Club Award
Bronze Lion, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
Silver Medal, Clio Awards
Gold Medal, Art Directors Club of New York Annual Awards
Silver Medal, Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) Global Design Awards
Grand Prize, Mainichi Advertisement Design Competition
Silver Medal, Japan Magazine Advertising Awards


<Co-authored books>

Shin-ato direkuta nyumon [New Fundamentals of Art Direction] (as member of ‘Dentsu Design Tank’). Dentsu
Visualization (with YUTANI Katsumi, OISHI Emiko, et al.). Dentsu
Courses Taught Contemporary Art Theory 1, 2
Contemporary Art Seminar (Communication Design)
Photographic Techniques
Communication Design & Direction
Communication Design Lecture B
Communication Design Seminar B 1, 2, 3
Graduation Project (Communication Design)


Example Works
Another face The Power of Globelization Memento mori
Another face
The power of globalization Memento mori

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: SAKAGUCHI Shotaro (Japanese page)