East meets West – Photographic lectures

We deeply regret the canceled lecture series by Yohaku Yorozuya scheduled for March 23, 24 and 25, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We were overwhelmed by the responce with the series booked to capacity. Thank you so much for your interest.

Refunds have been sent the first week in April.


A photographic lecture series given by Yohaku Yorozuya , an artist with Gallery Fukurou. Professor Yorozuya, has had multiple exhibits over his forty-two year career as a photographic artist. He is renowned for his use of classic darkroom techniques spending days perfecting his images.

IMG_0025For one technique he develops his images using salt water, following in the tradition of some of the masters. He ventures down to Tokyo Bay to use the waters closest to his home in Itabashiku, Tokyo.

He’s used Ansel Adams’ Zone system, polarization, solarization as well as a Camera Obscura and many other methods over his carrier to perfect his art. He is a true craftsman of his art, ensuring that all his techniques are executed in the darkroom.

Yohaku is a professor of Nihon University in Tokyo (Department of Photography, College of Art). He’s indispensable to the College. He’s been there since 1976.

He is the Assistant Dean and a professor with the University of International Fashion, in Tokyo, with branches in Osaka and Nagoya.

He owns Gallery Storks of Tokyo.

Please come to his March lecture series. March 23 – 25, 2020!

  • Cost: $350 per four hour lecture.
  • Limit 20 per session.
  • $800 for all three sessions.

Phone 207. 319.4727 to reserve your space today. Or mail in your check to Gallery Fukurou, 20 Main Street, Rockland, Maine 04841