Takuro Kuwata (b. 1981, Hiroshima, Japan) lives and works in Toki City, Gifu. Kuwata graduated from Kyoto Saga Art College, Department of Fine Arts, Ceramic Arts in 2001, and started studying under ceramic artist Susumu Zaima in 2002. His work has been shown extensively in Japan and in 2015 Kuwata was awarded a grant from the Arts Council Tokyo, which culminated in a solo presentation entitled Heaven, Indoor Stone Garden at the Sogetsu Plaza, Tokyo.

Kuwata's inaugural exhibition at Alison Jacques Gallery (2016) was Kuwata's first solo exhibition in London, following his participation in the group show Organic Sculpture at Alison Jacques Gallery in 2015. Recent exhibitions have included Frieze Sculpture 2017 in Regent's Park, London (selected by Clare Lilley, Director of Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park).