Miyake Wakō

NAME Miyake Wakō / 三宅和光
BIRTH & DEATH 1944-
BIRTH PLACE Gifu pref.

PEN NAME 和光, 英斎
MASTER Kojima Shikō
POSITION
RECORD OF AWARDS
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DESCRIPTION

Miyake Wakō (三宅和光, 1944-) is a Japanese-style painter. Born in Gifu prefecture. Started painting under his father from his earliest childhood. His father was a painter too. Became a disciple of Kojima Shikō who was also from Gifu prefecture and a nationally famous painter. Received formal artistic training from Shikō and showed a skill for almost everything; birds and flowers, landscape and people. A former member of 墨人(bokujin) society. Now he belongs to the Tōyō Bijutsukai and is still active on the front line of Japanese art world.

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