Welcome

I am a Japanese painter and sculptor based in London. I trained in Japan, then at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art. In 2014/15 I was a Fellow in the Bronze Foundry in Chelsea College of Art.

I paint with oil colours and inks on canvas, paper and tatami (Japanese reed mats). My sculptures are in bronze, also in wood and stone and other natural materials. I also make installations using a variety of found or crafted objects, such as moss, rocks and Japanese tea ceremony utensils.

My current project is to re-interpret visually Matsuo Basho's masterpiece "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", more details on: After Basho

GOOD NEWS!! Sketches from the Poem Road, the book of my show with poet Chris Beckett in the Poetry Society has been shortlisted for the TED HUGHES AWARD, 2015


“…ISAO MIURA’s work reflects his Japanese background, with its emphasis on balance and harmony, and somehow recovers the Japanese influences that have suffused the work of European artists.”

Mick Goggin