DOMOTO Hisao 堂本尚郎
Born in Kyoto.
His father collected traditional Japanese ceramics, calligraphy and painting, and his uncle, the painter Domoto Insho (1891-1975), won the Order of Cultural Merit in 1961.
He began painting in the high school annex of Kyoto’s school of Fine Arts.
He resumed his education in classical Japanese paintings.
He was admitted to the Nitten and won that cultural group’s grand prize for painting.
He traveled with his uncle to Europe(Italy, France , Spain)
He moved to Paris.
His work was included in the Salon de Mai exhibition.
He became involved with informel movement.
He recieved Shiju hosho (medal of honor with purple ribbon).
He recieved Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
He was accredited as Bunkakorosha (Person of Cultural Merits).
He died from acute heart failure at the age of 85.