photo by Ayuko Saiki

1930
Born on June 5 in Otowa Cho, Shizuoka City, Japan
1948
Baptized on December 19 by Minister Masanobu Hukamachi of United Church of Christ in Japan, Shizuoka Church
1949
Meets and studies under sculptor Yoshi Kinouchi
Studies from painters Masaichi Mori and Shinichi Saito while attending Shizuoka Municipal High School
Enters Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Sculpture (currently Tokyo University of the Arts)
1950
Changes the affiliation to United Church of Christ in Japan, Mitake Church, Tokyo
1953
Graduates from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Sculpture with a bachelor's degree
1955
Earns M.A. in Sculpture at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Sculpture
Becomes a teaching assistant at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Sculpture on September and teaches until 1958
1957
Enters "The Annunciation" at the 21st Exhibition of the Shinseisaku Art Society and receives the New Artist Award
1958
Marries Fumi Narusawa
1961
Accepted as a member of the Shinseisaku Art Society
1962
Teaches at Aoyama Gakuin Women's Junior College
1965
Travels around USA, Trinidad Tobago, Brazil, and Mexico
Enters and represents Japan at the 7th Sao Paulo Art Biennial
1968
Teaches as the visiting professor at University of Vera Cruz, Mexico until 1970
1970
Returns to Japan from Mexico
1972
Travels around Greece and Egypt
1976
Receives the Excellence Award of the 7th Teijiro Nakahara Sculpture Prize with the sculpture "Banzai Hill"
1981
Travels around South Korea
Receives the Excellence Award of the 2nd Kotaro Takamura Prize with the sculpture "Butterfly"
1987
Travels around Italy, Spain, West Germany, and East Berlin as the sponsored study of Aoyama Gakuin University
Stays in Paris, France for the further study
1988
Returns to Japan from Paris, France
1991
Moves to Kiryu City, Gunma
1992
Travels around Ireland
Receives the 23rd Teijiro Nakahara Sculpture Prize with "Stand Up"
1993
Releases the art collection "Goro Kakei The Print Works 1984-1991 Catalogue Raisonne" from Green Graphics Book
1995
Moves to Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
1996
Resigns on March from Aoyama Gakuin Women's Junior College
Moves on December to Belgium living there until 1997
Travels around Turkey
1997
Releases the art collection "Hi no Hate (The End of Fire)" from Azabu Kasumicho Gallery
Moves to Chofu City, Tokyo
Travels around Italy
2007
Releases the etching collection "Yoru no E (Night Picture)" from Shirai Print Studio
2009
Releases the art collection "AT WORK KAKEI - Goro Kakei Works Collection" from Yobisha Co., Ltd.