Tatsuro Kiuchi was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1966. A biology major and graduate of International Christian University in Tokyo, he made the switch to an art career after graduating with distinction from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Tatsuro began illustrating children’s books with several publishers in the US and Japan, eventually branching out into editorial work for magazines, book jacket illustrations and advertising commissions. Tatsuro’s first picture book The Lotus Seed (text by Sherry Garland / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) has sold more than 200,000 copies worldwide. He has also been commissioned by such clients as Royal Mail to design their Christmas Stamp Collection in 2006, and Starbucks for their Worldwide Holiday Promotion “Pass the Cheer” in 2007. He was contributing a serial comic strip titled THE EARTHLING, appeared regularly in a quarterly magazine. Tatsuro is the owner of studio PEN STILL WRITES and a member of TOKYO ILLUSTRATORS SOCIETY. He teaches illustration at AOYAMAJUKU.
AWARDS
Communication Arts Illustration Annual : 35, 36, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54.   
American Illustration : 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.
Society of Illustrators : 42, 45, 46, 48, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58.
Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators 53, 56, 57.
Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators 52, 56.
The Association of Illustrators Images
Design Week Award
Biennial of Illustration Bratislava 2014
Kodansha Publishing Award for Illustraion 2005
Bronze Award, Tokyo Illustrators Society 2001
Art Directors Club 2000
Bologna Children’s Book Fair 1994
Society of Illustrators The Original Art 1993
Bronze Medal, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles 1991 
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST Overseas
The New York Times | The New Yorker | The Folio Society | Washington Post | The Guardian | Bloomberg Businessweek | The Walrus | The Boston Globe | Fortune Magazine | Travel & Leisure | Golf Digest | Farrar Straus & Giroux | Putnam | Random House | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Simon & Schuster | United Airlines | The Royal Mail | Starbucks

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST Japan
NHK | Asahi Shinbun | Bunshun | Kodansha | Shinchosha | Shueisha | Kadokawa | Shogakukan | Kumon | Suntory | Mos Burger | Recruit | Narita Airport | Japan Railway | Japan Airlines | Mitsukoshi | Tokyu | Sony
Bibliography
THE LOTUS SEED | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, U.S.A.
THE SEASONS AND SOMEONE | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, U.S.A.
TSUBU the Little Snail | Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.
MYSTERIOUS TALES OF JAPAN | Putnam, U.S.A.
THE FOX MAIDEN | Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.
The Eagle’s Gift | Putnam, U.S.A.
The Fur of the Glacial Mouse | Kaiseisha, Japan
There it begins | Gakken, Japan
The Origin of the Crab Mound | Rironsha, Japan
Dogs Love People. | Gakken, Japan
Thinking of Love | poplar, Japan
Happy Birthday Coco | Kane / Miller, U.S.A.
How could you? | Aspect, Japan
I love this country | MAGAZINEHOUSE, Japan
Misako’s Bombed Piano | Kodansha, Japan
Let’s go out for a ride | Fukuinkan, Japan
Rain Po Po Po | Kumon Publishing, Japan
Howa Howa Sakura | Kumon Publishing, Japan
Snow Fu Fu Fu | Kumon Publishing, Japan
PEN STILL WRITES Tatsuro Kiuchi Monochrome Works | Canon, Japan
The Red Ninja | Iwasaki Shoten, Japan
The Earthling | Shinjinbutsuouraisha, Japan
The Sea Za Za Za | Kumon Publishing, Japan
Sawa Sawa Momiji | Kumon Publishing, Japan
木内達朗
1966年東京生まれ。国際基督教大学教養学部生物科卒業。材料が安いから君はこれにしなさいと言われ、ゴキブリを飼育して卒論を書く。生物学における理想と現実のギャップに憮然として渡米。イラストレーションの勉強を始める。アートセンターカレッジオブデザイン、イラストレーション科卒業。二億枚刷られたというイギリス・ロイヤルメールのクリスマス切手、世界中の店舗にて展開されたスターバックス・ホリデーキャンペーン、ニューヨークタイムズ、ボストングローブ、ワシントンポストなどのイラストレーションを手がける。他に雑誌挿絵、書籍装画、絵本など多数。マンガ作品に「チキュウズィン」がある。ブラティスラヴァ世界絵本原画展、ボローニャ国際絵本原画展入選。講談社出版文化賞さしえ賞受賞。ソサエティ・オブ・イラストレーターズ/金メダル・銀メダル。東京イラストレーターズ・ソサエティ会員。イラストレーション青山塾講師。ペンスチ主宰。 
単著・共著
THE LOTUS SEED | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, U.S.A.
THE SEASONS AND SOMEONE | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, U.S.A.
TSUBU the Little Snail | Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.
MYSTERIOUS TALES OF JAPAN | Putnam, U.S.A.
THE FOX MAIDEN | Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.
The Eagle’s Gift | Putnam, U.S.A.
氷河ねずみの毛皮 | 偕成社
そこからはじまる | 学研
蟹塚縁起 | 理論社
犬は人が好き。 | 学研
愛を想う | ポプラ社
ハッピーバースデイ、ココ | ポプラ社
どうして? | アスペクト
この国が好き | マガジンハウス
ミサコの被爆ピアノ | 講談社
のっていこう | 福音館書店
あめ ぽぽぽ | くもん出版
ほわ ほわさくら | くもん出版
ゆき ふふふ | くもん出版
PEN STILL WRITES Tatsuro Kiuchi Monochrome Works | キヤノン
あかにんじゃ | 岩崎書店
チキュウズィン | 新人物往来社
うみ ざざざ | くもん出版
さわさわ もみじ | くもん出版



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