Born 1963, Tokyo, Japan, Tad Suzuki is a self-taught, award-winning artist. He finished high school in Japan before coming to Canada in the early 1980s to attend university. In 1994 he completed his graduate degree in library science, and began to paint professionally. Specializing in urban subject matters in a highly realistic style, Suzuki has shown his work in various group and solo exhibitions, received numerous regional and international awards, and has been featured in international art magazines including The American Artist. Suzuki's work is included in private and corporate collections in Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, and the USA.