Born in Osaka Japan in 1939. I landed in Canada as an exchange architect in 1966 and have resided in Canada since. I practiced the Architecture in Canadian cities including Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton till 2012. Retired in Vancouver to enjoy watercolour painting. Active Member of Federation of Canadian Artists since 2015. Member of Urban Sketchers Vancouver since 2014, and associating with the Men in Hats since September 2021 & Richmond Artists Guild.