Hideo Kinoshita

Artist, shinto priest

Fukuoka native Hideo Kinoshita graduated from Tokyo Zokei University with a degree in sculpting. He then completed Shinto studies at Kokugakuin University. In his art, he uses mankind and prayer as sources of artistic inspiration and works to blend the two. He has become a priest in order to study prayer since finishing his studies. He is currently a priest at Kashii-gu shrine.