Born in Hokkaido in 1957; lives and works in Ibaraki Prefecture.
Professor of art-related subjects at the University of Tsukuba. Kuniyasu creates large-scale installation work using logs and ceramic blocks. He has participated in many overseas exhibitions including the Australian Sculpture Triennial (1990), and the group exhibition “A Primal Spirit: Ten Contemporary Japanese Sculptors,” which toured to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Canada and other museums (also in 1990). His recent activity includes presenting work at the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale (2000 & 2006), his solo exhibition “Dragon Forest” (2007) at the Kanaz Forest of Creation, and inclusion in the “Artist File 2013” exhibition at the National Art Center, Tokyo. In KENPOKU ART 2016, he will be exhibiting a new piece on a beach in Hitachi—one half of a paired artwork, the other half being Dragon Pagoda 2016 in Hitachi-Ota.