Tsubota Masahiko was born in 1947 in Himejo City, Hyogo, Japan. Graduated in studies in art at Osaka University in 1970. He has had over 20 solo exhibitions in Japan since 1970, and has participated in group exhibitions in Japan, Korea, Australia, Turkey, Israel, Italy, USA, Poland and the Netherlands.
An expressive element in his work is often the parallellogram, which he has said serves to integrate with the surrounding area. Also multiplies individual forms because he has suggested nothing in nature occurs in isolation, and to create a steady rhythm.