I create my works by adding poems to my pictures of the changing seasons, beauty of nature and small animals.
I draw mental images on the material used for Japanese-style paintings Nihonga.
“Limeart” was invented as a new art through the technique of embossing and polishing lime, Through a part of architectural design with “coexist with nature” as the theme.
Lime art was presented in 2004 for the first time.
The fresco and marble looking works had a profound texture, so that a new wind went through the art world.
I received many awards from the “Shinbiten” (Shinseibijyutsukai)
2006 prime minister prize, 2012 minister of culture and science prize.
My art is inspired by Japanese traditional art such as a Ukiyoe art.
I describe my art as a fantasy world which doesn’t exist in reality, and I would like people to enjoy my art which I made as a Japanese person with the world.
Wood block print. The art subject is life, time.
When he was 22 years old, received the Nihon Independent exhibition gold prize.
He started to paint by oil, had made his art by wood block paint in his 20-30’s.
Also his art work was ink painting, silk screen during his 40’s.
Creative paint of Inspiration
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