(Born 1950, Fujuoka prefecture) Mr. Miyamoto studied oil painting under Iowa Osamu. Later the artist learned screenprint and lithography, but chose to concentrate on making woodblock prints.
His prints are known for atmospheric depictions of landscapes, mist and water. The represent a visual commentary of the mood of a place. Subtle gradations of color are responsible for the sophisticated results he achieves, often using bokashi.
Prominent museums hosting his prints in their collections are: Asia Society Museum in New York; Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; the Haifa Museum in Israel and the Auckland Museum in New Zealand.
Miyamoto's prints have been present in more than 20 CWAJ exhibitions held in Tokyo, Japan.