Koichi Maeda ( 1936 - )

Koichi Maeda was born in Tokyo in 1936.
He is a member of a number of professional associations, including the Shunyo-kai,
Japan Artists Association and the Shizuoka Prefecture Woodblock Printers Association.
Koichi is also a lecturer at SBS Gakuen. Between 1961 and 1979,
his woodblocks were exhibited through Nihon Hanga Kyokai
and since then he has won numerous awards for his exceptional design skills in creating woodblock prints.
The Art Institute of Chicago owns a number of Koichi's woodblock prints.
His work is found in only the finest galleries thought-out the world and prized by serious collectors.