is a multimedia artist, working in painting and drawing, animation, and sculpture. Moriyama was born and raised in Japan before moving to the United States in 2001, and studied at Tyler School of Art (BA 2003) and University of Pennsylvania (MFA 2006.)
Moriyama has exhibited internationally in Japan, Korea, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, Italy, and 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, Zen Buddhist philosophy from his father who is a Soto Zen monk in Japan.