Yoshitaka Kuroiwa was born in 1951 (Showa 26) in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa prefecture. He graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts in 1976, and in the following year in 1977, he was selected for inclusion in the inaugural Soga-ten Exhibition. Since completing his graduate studies at Tokyo University of the Arts in 1978, he has presented at several solo exhibitions and group exhibitions. In 1999, he exhibited at TOBI ART FAIR (Hanada Art). In his solo exhibition held at Mitsukoshi Department Store in Nihonbashi in 2000, the exhibited work was purchased by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Currently, he presents his work independently without belonging to any associations.