Toru Mogi

Toru Mogi 茂木徹

Toru Mogi  (1949–)  was born in Miyagi prefecture. In 1982 he apprenticed himself to Tadao Tominari, the noted plant photographer and oil painter. In addition to Fuyume gasshodan (Chorus of Winter Buds), which was awarded the Japan Picture Book Awards Grand Prize in 1990, he has contributed photos and commentary to the illustrated encyclopedia Ki ni saku hana (Blossoming Trees) series.