Nagayama Yuka is one of the best famous Japanese painter at all for her unique style and its simplicity structure in her colourful paints ...
Yuka was born in Tokyo in 1963. In 1985 graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music with a premium, and in 1987 the School of Arts Department Satoru in Tokyo.
Since 2009 she is a professor at Musashino Art University and presides over the Otsuka Atelier.
She has both undergraduate and graduate degrees in painting from Tokyo University of the Arts.
Together with another watercolorist Kazuo Kasai opened his own school of watercolor, constantly conducts master classes.
Uses French paper Arches, gold paint, salt, concealer, etc. Also writes acrylic.
Nagayama Yuka 永山裕子 is a leading watercolorist and teacher known for her easy-to-understand instructional style.
Her paintings are exhibited and sold in galleries across Japan, the United States, and France, and she is featured regularly in Watercolor Magazine.