Yoshikatsu Tamekane (b.1959) studied in Paris for three years, and in Philadelphia for one, which gives him more of an international approach than many other Japanese artists have. Involving himself in regular and frequent exhibitions keeps his name on the tip of everyone’s tongue. His woodblock prints employ bright and clear color, and the imagery is pleasing to the eye. His treatment of the paper he uses commands the viewer’s attention, sometimes he prints the color from the back of the paper; he also works in handmade Japanese washi paper. The limited editions of his work, (usually less than 30) are another reason that his works sell so quickly.