Represented by Pucker Gallery since 2008
BORN: 1929 in Mashiko, Japan
The second son of Shoji Hamada
RESIDES: Mashiko Japan
Hamada Shinsaku was born in Tokyo, the second son of Hamada Shōji, in 1929. In 1930, he moved with his family to the town of Mashiko in Tochigi Prefecture, where he currently resides. He and his son, Tomoo, work alongside each other in the original compound established by his father. Hamada Shinsaku studied industrial art at Waseda University in Tokyo. Starting in 1970, he began to exhibit around the world and take over direction of the Hamada compound. In 1978, Hamada Shinsaku was named Director of the Mashiko Sankōkan Museum. Among many department store exhibitions, in 2006, the Mitsukoshi department store held an exhibition in honor of Hamada’s 80th birthday.
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