About the Photographer
Japanese, b. 1939
Kazu Okutomi has been a professional photographer for over thirty years. He opened a commercial studio in Tokyo, Japan in 1965, which he operated until 1969, when he moved to the United States to attend the Art Center College of Designin Pasadena, CA. Okutomi worked in Chicago as a commercial photographer until 2006, when he relocated to Arizona and shifted his focus to fine art photography.