Born in Gunma, Japan, in 1977.
Professional Manga Artist, Painter & Illustrator
Since high school he has been involved with drawing cartoons and soon for a contract with the publisher Shūeisha. In 2003 his first manga, Fudegami (JUMPCOMICS, Shūeisha) was published on a very popular monthly again called “Gekkan Shōnen Jump”. Besides for drawing mangas he also works as a painter, inspired by Western style, and in 2008 he had his first personal exhibition titled “Genesis – Paintings by Yoshiyasu Tamura” at the Daimaru department store.
In 2011 he has exhibited his works at the “Nihonga ZERO” (Higari Zingaro, Kaikaikiki), an exhibition under supervision of Takashi Murakami. At that time he started to exhibit out of Japan., at art fairs. In the same year, starting from Mexico City, took part at several exhibitions abroad, including Basel, Taipei, Los Angeles, and New York, Poznan, Mexico City. In 2013 he has been invited to cultural events in Siena, Lucca, Lisbon and had a European tour of his works.
As he has published his works in various countries, in recent years he has received several invitations to hold his workshops in festivals and comic schools. His workshop always see large participation. In 2014 he had a personal exhibition at Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in Florence. He has worked with the fashion brand “McQ Alexander McQueen” for the woman winter collection 2014. Tamura has surely a bright future ahead, both a mangaka and as a painter.