Tadahiro is an illustrator + animator, based in his native Japan, who creates striking graphic drawings of gorgeous idealized fashion women within unusual composition perspectives. In 2006, he collaborated with his contemporaries Ronnie Del Carmen and Enrico Casarosa on a joint show of their works. and a companion book was published. Three Trees Make a Forest. Uesugi is an active participant in the fund-raising exhibitions/auctions to support the national trust Totoro Forest Foundation championed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. The Totoro Forest Project features original works from acclaimed artists in animation, comic books, and illustration. He currently lives and works in Japan.
Tadahiro also worked closely with the art directors on the animated film Coraline helping to develop character and background design.
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