Born in 1958 in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Graduated from the Department of Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts in 1982. In 1984, he obtained a Master’s from of Tokyo University of the Arts’ Graduate School. Awarded the Grand Prize at the Graphic Design In Japan Exhibition in 1982. Participated in the Sydney Biennale in 1986, and was the Artist for the Japanese Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 1995. In 1999, he was awarded the Mainichi Design Award. He received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology’s Art Promotion Prize in 2015. He has been involved in art that makes use of regional characteristics in various parts of the world, including the Day After Tomorrow Morning Glory Project (2003-), Asia Daihyo Nihon (2006-), and the Setouchi Museum of Seabed Inquiry (2010-). Since 2014, he has been overseeing the art project “TURN,” which aims to realize a diverse society based on the value of art that sees differences as individuality. In 2017, TURN was invited to participate in the Biennialsur and the Havana Biennial, held in South America. Hibino is currently President of Tokyo University of the Arts, Director of the Gifu Museum of Fine Art, and Director and Chair of the Japan Football Association.