Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1969
Lives and works in Kanagawa, JapanFounded Leather brand “F line” in 2015.
Representative of jewelry brand “akihama” since 2000
1996 Received master’s degree at Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts; specialized in metal engraving
1994 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, department of crafts
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2021 Katsuhiro Akihama (SEIZAN GALLERY TOKYO 凸, Tokyo)
2014 Katsuhiro Akihama-ten (AC,GALLERY, Tokyo, continued in 2016, 2019)
2013 Katsuhiro Akihama: Kanjiru Horu (AC,GALLERY, Tokyo)
2011 De Beers Japan charity exhibition
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2014 Ginza Motoji: Obidome-ten (Ginza Motoji, Tokyo)
Nihon no Tewaza-ten (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2009 Two persons exhibition: 2 (AC,GALLERY, Tokyo)
2016 The Mint Bureau Chief Director’s Prize at the 34th  Japan Art Medal Exhibition
2009 Tansuio Award
2008 Grand Prize at the Japan Jewellery Art Competition
1996 Salon de printemps Award
Honorable Mention for the Japan Jewellery Art Competition
1995 Atake Award
2014 Be-Japon (Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, France; Zentrum Paul Klee and Embassy of Switzerland, Switzerland)
2013 Released Bridal Accessory series (Shinjuku Takashimaya, Tokyo)
2012 Released Japan Senses Men’s Accessory series (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo)
2011 Collaborated with London based Finish designer Klaus Haapaniemi (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo, continued in 2013)
Released AKIHAMA Feather Accessory on BEANS online shop