Takashi Soga was born in Osaka, Japan in 1952. He is a kinetic sculptor creating large scale, outdoor sculptures that respond to the air flow and gravitational pulls that the pieces are built in. He graduated from Osaka University of Art in 1975.
Soga has received a number of awards and honors, including the Grand Prize at the 13th International Art Exhibition in Japan in 1980, the Nagano Prize in 1998, and the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2005.
He lives and works in Utica, NY.