Born in Japan in 1944. Graduated
from Tama Fine Arts University in Tokyo. Continued his studies in
Los Angeles at the Art Center School of Design. He is a member of
the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and he has produced paintings
for movie posters, paper back book covers, and advertising for clients
in LosAngeles. He was selected as one of the artists to paint the
L.A. Olympics in 1984. The theme of many of his works is the late-nineteenth
century to the early 20th century American culture.