About - Satoru MURATA

Satoru Murata

Born in Hokkaido, Japan, with a background in astrophysics (B.S., Kyoto University), music publishing (Rittor Music, Inc., Tokyo, Japan), anthropology (B.A., SUNY Stony Brook), and Maya archaeology (Ph.D., Boston University), Satoru is also a photographer focusing on landscape photography from around the world. He spends a lot of time photographing landscapes and seascapes around Boston, MA, USA, where he currently resides, but also in Belize, Central America, where he conducts research on the ancient Maya, the US Southwest, an area for which he has profound love, his home country of Japan, which he visits every other year, and anywhere he has the fortune to travel to.