Taro Hattori is an installation artist and teaches at California College of the Arts, originally from Tokyo, Japan and currently lives in Richmond, CA. Hattori has been showing his work nationally and internationally. He has been awarded residency from Art Omi, New York; Headlands Center for the Arts; Vermont Studio Center, Can Serrat, Barcelona; Millay Colony for the Arts, New York; McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte; Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan; Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Taipei Artist Village and Kala Art Institute. He also has received grants or awards from the Zellerbach Foundation, California Humanities, California Arts Council, West Collection, Center for Cultural Innovation, The Nomura Cultural Foundation. His work has been represented by Swarm Gallery (Oakland), West Collection (Philadelphia), Black Square Gallery (Miami) and Peter Miller Gallery (Chicago).