Born in Shizuoka, 1950. Graduated from Tokyo Polytechnic University. Since 1987, lives in Graz, Austria. Founded and Edited ' Camera Austria', introducing Japanese Photographers. Published 'Memoires', 'Seiichi Furuya Memoires 1995', 'Christine Furuya-Gossler Memoires, 1978-1985', etc. Won the 27th Ina Nobuo Photography Award, and Sagamihara Photography Award in 2004.