Tadashi Moriyama is a multimedia artist, working in painting and drawing, animation, and sculpture. Tadashi Moriyama was born and raised in Japan before moving to the United States in 2001. Moriyama studied at Tyler School of Art (BA 2003) and University of Pennsylvania (MFA 2006.) He has exhibited in Japan, Korea, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, Italy, and across the United States. He now lives and works in California.
Moriyama has been influenced by science and science fiction, medieval paintings from East and West, Buddhist philosophy and beyond. He strives to illustrate analogies across topics including cities and memories, dreams and myths, home and displacement.