20th century Printmaker
Learned printmaking from monthly gatherings organized by Onchi Koshiro. Member Nihon Hanga Kyokai from 1958 and Modern Art Soceity. 1950-60's experimented with natural grain of wood which he accentuated with wire brush and other tools. Later worked with cement relief built up on blocks of wood or cardboard.
Drafted as part of a kamakazi special attack unit - later discharged. Unique 3D embossing techniques.