Born in Osaka, Japan.
Graduated from Tokyo University of Arts with a major in oil painting under Ryohei Koiso.
Studied oil painting under Franco Gentilini at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma.
First showing of three-dimensional sculptures at Galleria Blu, Milan. Returned to Japan.
Solo show, “Wind Structures,” Shoho Gallery, Osaka and Hibiya Park, Tokyo.
Ube Open-Air Art Museum prize at 2nd Contemporary Japanese SculptureShow.
One of eight sculptors chosen to exhibit works at EXPO'70 Osaka.
Visiting Artist, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Solo outdoor show, “Wind and Water Sculptures,” PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.
4th Isoya Yoshida Prize.
Prizes from National Museum of Art, Osaka, and Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art at 8th Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.
Solo show at Asahi Gallery, Kyoto.
8th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.
Solo show, “Breathing Sculptures,” Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
Yokohama Biennale '86 Sculpture Exhibition grand prize and 18th Japan Grand Prix of Art.
Traveling outdoor exhibition, “Windcircus” exhibited in Bremen, Germany, Barcelona, Spain, Florence, Italy, and Lahti, Finland.
Invited to International Open-Air Sculpture Symposium to create a sculpture at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.
“Windcircus” exhibited in the United States in New York, Fall River, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles.
Special prize 6th Henry Moore Grand Prize Exhibition, Utsukushi-ga- hara Open-Air Museum.
Solo show, “Aria Acqua Luce,” Loggia della Mercanzia, Genova, Italy.
Outdoor spectacle show, “Kippis and His Friends,” Aono Dam Park, Sanda.
Hyogo Prefectural Cultural Award and Ube Open-Air Art Museum prize at 14th Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Suma Garden.
Osaka Art Award.
Solo show, “The World of Susumu Shingu,” Saitama Arts Theater, Saitama Prefecture.
Spectacle show, “Cat's Cradle of the Stars,” Saitama Arts Theater.
25th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.
Exhibited a sculpture at EXPO'98 Lisboa.
Stage setting for “Issey Miyake Paris Collection spring-summer 1999.”
Exhibited in “Champs de la Sculpture 2000” on Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris.
Exhibited in “Vision on Water” in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Traveling outdoor exhibition “Wind Caravan” in rice paddies in Sanda, Hyogo, Japan and in an uninhabited island, Motukorea, in New Zealand.
“Wind Caravan” on the frozen Lake Inari in the Arctic Circle of Finland, on the rocky hill of Tamdaght, Ouarzazate in Morocco, on the steppe of Undur Dov in Mongolia and on the dunes of Cumbuco, Ceará in Brazil.
Solo show, “Encounter with Nature” at Maison Hermès in Tokyo.
Solo show at Glasgow School of Art and Podium Gallery at Glasgow School of Architecture.
Special prize of 43rd Mainichi Art Award for his Wind Caravan activities.
Medal with Purple Ribbon for his artistic activities.
The grand prize at the 20th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.
Stage setting for Jirí Kylián's dance program, “Toss of a Dice,” with Nederlands Dans Theater I in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Solo show, “Sculptures du respir,” Galerie Jeanne-Bucher, Paris.
4th Enku Grand Award.
Solo show, “Planet of Wind and Water,” at Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris.
The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.
Open-air exhibit and workshops, “Atelier in the Rice Paddies,” Sanda, Japan.
Solo show, “Little Planet,” T's Gallery and Yamaki Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan.
Art project, “Genki Caravan Yuriage,” in Yuriage, Natori, Miyagi to send wishes and prayers of hope.
Solo show, “Beyond Time,” at Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris.
Exhibited a sculpture in the basin of the Tuileries Garden in Paris as one of the outdoor exhibits of FIAC.
Documentary film “Breathing Earth – Susumu Shingu's Dream” by Thomas Riedelsheimer.
Solo show, “Little Cosmos,” Tanimatsuya Toda gallery and Yamaki Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan.
Inauguration of “Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM,” open-air sculpture garden of 12 wind sculptures by Susumu Shingu, Arimafuji Park, Sanda, Hyogo.
Special Exhibit, Susumu Shingu – “Playing on This Planet” at Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum of Art.
Open-air performances "Noh of the Wind" and "Jazz of the Wind" at Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM.
Open-air performances "Strawberry Express" and "Jazz of the Wind Vol.2" at Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM.
Traveling solo show, "Susumu Shingu – SPACESHIP," Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nagasaki and Yokosuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa.
Traveling solo show, "Susumu Shingu – SPACESHIP," Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo.
Open-air performance "Noh of the Wind II" at Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM.
“ATELIER EARTH” Commemorative project of 150th Anniversary of Hyogo Prefecture“Message to the Future” Dialogue: Genjiro Okura x Susumu Shingu
Open-air performances "Jazz of the Wind Vol.4" and "Concert of the Wind" at Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM.
Solo show, "Cosmos – Susumu Shingu," Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, Paris.
Solo show, "Susumu Shingu – SPACESHIP," Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
“ATELIER EARTH” Commemorative project of 150th Anniversary of Hyogo Prefecture“Message to the Future” Dialogue: Keiko Nakamura x Susumu Shingu
Open-air performance "Noh of the Wind III" at Susumu Shingu WIND MUSEUM.
Solo show, “Susumu Shingu, une utopia d'aujourd'hui,” at Domaine National de Chambord, France from October 6, 2019 to March 15, 2020.