Born and grew up in Tokyo - 3rd generation Tokyo boy. Professional in skateboarding and snowboarding. Self taught painter, works with all kinds of media: oil, acrylic, spray paint, neon; from classical oil painting technique to graffiti and experimental video. First buyer of his artwork was Takashi Murakami in 2006. Yuki was invited to bring over 70 pieces of his artwork for the VIP reception at the Armory Show 2009 - this was his first show in NY - and got an immediate attention from Artnet.