Saiseki & Shousyo: I have tried promoting my hometown Yoshii-machi in Gunma prefecture aiming for the Tago stone monument in the town to be designated a national t...
[ Profile of the Artist ] He is born in Yoshii-machi, Gunma prefecture on July 11, 1954. The Tago stone monument assumed to have been built in 711 in commemoration of the birth of Tago-county (the first international cultural joint city in Japan.) which is centered around Yoshii-machi, his hometown.
The inscription on the monument has been adopted in Chinese Kaisho dictionary "Kaihosogen"
as a elegant style of writing.
He was born and grew up in such a place that is closely connected with writing. In 2002 he started to work fully in writing (calligraphy) to promote the town aiming for the Tago monument to be designated a national treasure and world heritage, and debut as a "Shoushoka" by the name of "Shoushotei Saiseki" & as a comedian named "Local government employee ĘŚ2°…. Through the private exhibition requested at the Gunma Prefectural government and the other opportunities.
he has developed the original style of calligraphy with unique humor. Now he has his own permanent space named "Yamanenne" and about 300 of his works are exhibited there. He also has the calligraphy class named "Comedian calligraphy school".