Internationally renown painter Makoto Fujimura is the founder of the International Arts Movement (iamny.org). He received his M. F. A. from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and his B. A. from Bucknell University. He is the youngest artist who has had his work featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, and has paintings on display at the St. Louis Museum as well as at galleries in New York City and Japan. Fujimura has served on the National Council on the Arts. More information about Makoto Fujimura and his Nihonga painting can be found at his website.