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1987年 New York, Pratt Instituteに留学 Art Students leagueにて絵画を学ぶ
全米Dutton Children’s Book Competition 入選
1989年 帰国


2001年 森の中で創作に集中するため、東京より那須高原に転居











[ アート〇美空間 Saga ]
期間:2019年 11月21日(木)~ 26日(火)
11:00 -19:00 (最終日 11:00 – 15:00)
画廊住所:〒650-0011 神戸市中央区下山手通2-13-18 1F
Tel/Fax 078-321-3312

[ ギャラリー惣 ]
期間:2020年 5月18日(月)~ 23日(土)
11:00 – 18:30 (最終日 16:00まで)※変更の可能性有
画廊住所:〒104-006 東京都中央区銀座7-11-6


Osamu Murata was born in Chiba, Japan and learned painting in New York after quitting the job of an ordinary big company worker and an elementary school teacher. After coming back to Japan, he worked actively as an illustrator mainly in the publication and the advertising field in Tokyo. He loved paintings for children’s storybooks. After almost 10 years of city life in Tokyo, he moved to Nasu highland area to seek life which was not rushed by clients. The nature of Nasu was so beautiful and spiritual that he has begun to concentrate on landscape paintings.

Since his childhood, he has been influenced by his mother, Japanese calligrapher, Koyo Murata. Maybe that is one of the reasons he likes watercolor.

Although he has been painting various things from landscape to flowers, he likes painting shimmering light and aura around nature. His style is kind of semi-abstract and semi-impressionist.

2016(C)Osamu Murata