Ryoichi Horie was born in 1943 in Aichi prefecture. In 1966 he graduated from Tokyo University of Arts. His printing style uses precise geometric forms which feature rounded shapes in a solid or gradually graded colour scheme. His compelling abstract works have helped firmly establish him in Japan where his work has been work featured in exhibitions at Nichido, Nihon Hanga Kyokai and the CWAJ.
A Ronin is a samurai without a master, a free spirit or as literally translated a "wave man". - Anonymous