History of my artwork
1948 I was born in Kyoto Japan.
1966 I graduated from Kyoto Municipal Hiyoshigaoka Senior High School, Fine Arts Course,
1970 I graduated from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, Faculty of Fine Arts,
Degree Course of Space Design.
And I design and plan display and commercial spaces.
1975 I began trout fishing and began to draw trout and streams.
1979 I formed a fishing club "Tsuttenkai" with my friends.
1991 The ink drawing of Iwana Japanese Char was published in the title-page of
The mountain stream fishing VOL.7 (Sakufu Co.).
1994 I drew a lot of illustrations such as animals, plants, birds, fish, shellfishes, insects, and
extinct organisms for the natural pavilion and two other pavilions in Ehime Prefectural
1996 I drew a lot of illustrations such as animals, plants, birds, fish, shellfishes, planktons,
and extinct organisms for the exhibition room A in Shiga Prefectural Lake Biwa Museum.
1996 I drew illustrations of agriculture and natural environment, etc.
for Biwakooohashi Kome Plaza.
1997 I opened the web Page.
1999 The watercolor paintings of "Trout and seasons of The Mountain Village" were published
in the Art gallery of FlyFisher June issue (Tsuribito Co.).
2000 The watercolor paintings and Essay of "Trout and seasons of The Mountain Village"
were published in the KEIRYU SPECIAL 2000 (Weekly Sunday Fishing Co.).
2000 I designed trout's papercraft, and opened to the public in my webpage.
2001 The trout's papercrafts were published on the Streamside No.11 (Ei-Publishing Co., Ltd.).
2001 The trout's papercrafts were recorded on the J&P Joshin's sales promotion CD-ROM.
2002 I drew a lot of illustrations such as animals, birds, fish, shellfishes, and insects
for The Headstream Museum of Forest and Water in Kawakami-mura village Nara.
2003 "Trout and seasons of The Mountain Village" was taken up and broadcasted
by a program Feel Search of the Kansai TV.
2003 Iwana's papercraft was recorded on the CD-ROM of the magazine Windows100%
(Shinyusha Co., Ltd.).
2004 The interview article to me about "Trout and seasons of The Mountain Village"
were published in the NHK Shumi yuyu (Japan Broadcast Publishing Co., Ltd.).
2009 I drew 17 Pencil and Wash drawings for poster "Connects Kyoto and Osaka" of
the Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
2012 My interview article about Traditional Tenkara Kebari was published on Fishing Cafe
AUTUMN 2012 VOL.42 (SHIMANO INC.). And my picture of Kebari was used for the cover.
2013 My picture of Kebari was used for the introduction article of the Tenkara fishing on
NORR SPRING that is the outdoor and lifestyle magazine about Scandinavia in German.
2015 My pictures of Kebari were used for the article "In Search of Tenkara"
by Mr. Daniel W. Galhardo in Alpine Modern Magazine Issue 04 (Alpine Modern).
2016 My article of Traditional Japanese Kebari "Origins of Japanese Flies" was published in
Tenkara Magazine Volume 3 (Tenkara USA) with my photos of Kebari.
2016 My pictures of sea flies were used in Special feature "Artificial Baits of The sea -
Theory of evolution of Sea Fly" of Fishing Cafe AUTUMN 2016 vol.54 (SHIMANO INC.).
2017 My picture of Kebari was used for the article "Fishing a Go! Go! In search of wild plants
and trout, To the valley that flows from Akita Shirakami Mountains" by Mr. Noboru Endo in
Field Life No.56 (Ei-Publishing Co., Ltd.).
2017 The talk of Dr. Ishigaki who is a Tenkara fishing expert and me and, my picture of Kaga-
kebari for Tenkara were published in Fishing Cafe AUTUMN 2017 VOL.57 (SHIMANO INC.),
and my pictures of Kebari was used for the cover.
2019 My pictures of Traditional Sanada Kebari were used in [Fishing gear Story] of Fishing Cafe
SPRING 2019 VOL.62 (SHIMANO INC.).
–––– My pictures and trout's papercrafts were introduced to many such as the personal
computer magazines, the fishing magazines, the outdoor magazines, the women's
magazines, and the corporate information magazines.
They are used for a event tool and teaching material, etc. in the domestic and
foreign official bodies and educational institutions many times.
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