Kimura is best known for his unique woodblock prints of birds with the application of silver-leaf. He uses bright colors and is very joyful! He delights in making woodblock prints, the joy of seeing one color applied to another resulting in a glorious third color delights him! He uses birds in many of his prints and says he will continue to do so, as their bodies are so beautiful. Born in 1934 in Tokyo he has received many awards and is continuing to work.