|Born in Osaka Japan
Moved to parent's home town in Takamatsu.
Moved to Tokushima with family.
Left home and moved to Osaka.
Graduated from Namba Design School.
Started work at Imatake design office.
Began working for AC design office as a designer and became an
illustrator after a year.
Organized the illustrator's group, The Spoon Co.,Ltd. Started
painting his current style of animal illustrations .
Awarded the Suntory Prize of Encouragement
Designed the model characters for use in
NHK's national chidren's T.V. program‘Together with Mother’
Promoted from president to chairman at The Spoon Co.,Ltd.
Made the bronze statue ‘Kitanozaurus’ for Osaka Advertising
Society's 50th anniversary,on permanent exhibition at Kitashinchi
station on the Japan Railway line in Osaka.
Made the fiberglass ‘Lucky Tiger Mascot’ on permenent exhibition
at Umeda station on the Hanshin Railway line in Osaka, to raise the
spirits of the people of the Kansai district.
Kunio Gallery open
|Kunio Sato is widely respected as one of the most talented and popular
commercialartists in Japan.He lives and works in Osaka.
Member of the Tokyo Illustrators Society and Society of Illustrators New York .
His illustrations are widely used for posters , magazine covers , book covers
, commercial advertising on T.V.(Osaka City Fire Service , Panasonic ,Tokyo
Dome,Tokuma Publishing , Shueisha Publishing , Gakken Publishing , Shogakkan Publishing and many others.)
Associated products‘KUNIO COLLECTION’in Japan , Germany (Vossen ,Obpacher
Verlag , Bsb-Decorbild-Verlag), Italy and Holland (Verkerke Reprodukties B.V.)
|「Gallery Haku」in Osaka
「Sony Tower」in Osaka
「Hankyu Yurakucho」in Tokyo
「Hanshin Umeda」in Osaka
「Matuzakaya Nagoya」in Nagoya , 「Isetan Niigata」in Niigata,
「Daimaru Tenjin」in Fukuoka
「Tachikichi 's Studio Com」in Kyoto , 「Sanshain」in Tokyo ,
「Daimaru Nagasaki」in Nagasaki
「Ehonmura Gallery」in Yamanashi
「Gallery Iku」in Osaka
「Big Step 2F Ink Gallery」in Osaka , 「Gallery Ru Paruku」in Osaka
, 「Ikoma City Municipal Citizen's Gallery」in Ikoma , 「Tokyu
Shibuya」in Tokyo ,「Matuzakaya Yokohama」in Yokohama ,
「Daimaru Wakayama」in Wakayama
「Hirata Municipal Commemoration of Old Japanese Castle
Museum」in Hirata ,「Third Designer's Gallery」in Osaka ,
「Daimaru Niihama」in Niihama
「Mure-Cho Stone Culture Museum」in Takamatsu , 「Suita
Municipal Culture Hall」in Suita
「Hankyu Yurakucho」in Tokyo , 「Matuzakaya Osaka」in Osaka ,
「East - Osaka Municipal Citizen's Gallery」in East - Osaka
「Our Own Show in illustration Museum」group exhibition in New York
「Minoo Municipal Citizen's Gallery」in Minoo
||Germany（Vossen ,ObpacherVerlag , Bsb-Decorbild-Verlag)
Original goods such as postcards, and stationeries
Italy and t Netherlands (Verkerke Reprodukties B.V.)
Original goods such as poster, stationeries, and towels
Britain (Pyramid)Original goods such as postcards
Switzerland (W&G)Original goods such as Poster
|My Animal Museum(JAPAN)
Kunio Sato Animal Illustration(JAPAN)
Happy Days Club(JAPAN)
Kunio Sato Animal Illustration Part 2(JAPAN)
How to live with a neurotic cat by Stephen Baker「picture book」
Kunio Sato Animal Illustration Museum「CD-ROM」(JAPAN)
Animals「Nursery picture book」(JAPAN)
Aesop's Fables 「The world famous Aesop's fables」(incollaboration