Fumitaka Kudo was born in Niigata, Japan, in 1981. He lives and works between Carrara (Toscany) and Lissone near Milano. In 2008, he graduated in Sculpture at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Carrara and continued his studies in the same University, where he is taking his MFA degree in Graphic Design and Drawings. He won several Prizes and Awards including the NATO Prize, celebrating 50 years of NATO Undersea Research Center, with a monumental sculpture in marble made for the town of La Spezia, Italy. In 2010, invited by Francesca Montrasio and Raffaele Bedarida to participate in the artists in residence program Harlem Studio Fellowship by Montrasio Arte, he moved to New York. He is one of the artists selected for the Milanese San Fedele Prize 2010, curated by Chiara Gatti. In July 2010, Montrasio Arte presented his solo show “Living Fossils” in Milan. In August he has shown his drawing in the exhibition “Follow the Line” curated by Orly Hoffman held at the MH Gallery in Givatayim, Israel and in Fall 2010 the Galerie Paris in Yokohama is holding a solo exhibition of his work in Japan. His art research is presently focus on both drawing and sculpture.