Tadahiro Uesugi was born in 1966 and is based in Japan（Tokyo). He graduated from Setu Mode Seminar of Nagasawa Setu, a school focusing on fashion Illustration.
After working for 7 years as an assistant for Manga artist Jiro Taniguchi, Tadahiro became a freelance Illustrator. He has created illustrations for advertising posters, catalog covers, book covers, movie posters, concept art and CD jackets. Tadahiro most recently won an Annie Award for his work as Production Designer on the award winning stop motion Feature Film “Coraline”.