Tsurusawa, Kieko (1942 - Present)

Kieko Tsurusawa is a contemporary woodblock print artist best known for her nature scenes and ex-libris prints. Born in 1942 in Hakodate City, she studied intaglio printmaking in the design department of Women’s Art University. Following her time in university, she turned to the woodblock medium. In 2014, she received first prize from Nihon Jihi Shuppan Bunka-sho for her work Collection of Ex-Libris for Shishito.

Contemporary Prints