Mitsuhiko Sasao is known as the Painter of Red for such iconic works as his vivid red flowers and florist shops in Paris. He has a sophisticated and refined color sense, which has attracted a devoted following.
The themes and concepts of his artwork and his eye for composition are considered unique. His successful career as a designer and his acclaim as a painter have made the “Sasao World” without equal.
Born in Shizuoka prefecture.
Graduated from design course, Tama Art University.
He was active in the advertising industry, serving as a creative director at a foreign-affiliated advertising agency and becoming vice president of production. While working, traveled to Europe many times, especially to Paris. Began painting in his free time.
Debuted as a painter
Received a great response from an exhibition at Bunkamura Gallery (Tokyo), and began holding annual Solo Exhibitions there every autumn.
D20th edition of his Solo Exhibition at Bunkamura Gallery.
DDesigned a book cover and calendar for Hobonichi Techo 2018.