Akira Kurosaki, printmaker, born in 1937 in Dalian, Manchuria. Akira Kurosaki became interested in traditional woodblock artists of the Ukiyo-e. Kurosaki began making woodblock prints around 1965. He is presently Professor of the Printmaking at Kyoto Seika University. He has exhibited widely. Exhibitions include Maastricht International Print Biennial, The Netherlands: Egyptian International Print Triennial (Prize): Ljubljana International Biennial of Graphic Art, Slovenia. He has received many awards for his work such as the Grand Prix at the Seoul International Print Biennale in 1983.
Collections include Royal Gallery of paintings, The Netherlands; British Museum, London; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.