Botanical Artist     Hiroki Sato  ( 1925 ~ 1998 )

My father was a botanical artist.

I made this page for the future of my father's work.

1925 Born in Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture.

         Graduated from Kagawa Prefectural Art College

         of Architecture.

1950 Go to Tokyo as the illustrator.

         He draws for numerous encyclopedias,  

         newspapers, magazines, and certified

         textbooks.


1970 Joined the founding of the Japan Botanical Arts

         Association, which has been held every year in

         Tokyo.


1986 He became the chief professor of "Plant Painting

         Course", a correspondence course hosted by the

         Japan Horticultural Society.

         He has taught many botanical arts courses

         throughout Japan.


1994 Received the "International Arts and Culture

         Award" for contributing to the establishment and

         improvement and development of botanical art

         from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Culture. 


1998 Passed in August.