Jinan Kobayashi (1951 - )
Printmaker and teacher Jinan Kobayashi was born in Japan in 1951. Presently a member of the faculty at the Toyo Institute of Art and Design in Tokyo, where he lives. Kobiyashi is best known for his mezzotints including both large-format and miniature works, which have been widely exhibited in Asia, Europe, and North America. His prints are held by numerous institutions around the world, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Library of Congress here in the United States.