IMAI Hisae 今井 寿恵 (1931.7.19- ) Tokyo.
Noted woman photographer. Selected as one of the "Great Print Makers of Today" by Time-Life in 1969. Selected as one of the "Great Photographers in the 20th Century" in 1978.
Major themes Montages, collages, and thoroughbred horses.
Education Graduated from Bunka Gakuin Fine Arts Dept. in 1952.
Awards Newcomer's Award, Society of Japanese Photography Critics Prize 1959; Camera Geijutsu Art Award, 1960; selected as one of Time-Life's twenty "Great Print Makers of Today," 1969; Silver Medal, Society of Publication Designers 1971 Annual Award Show, U.S.A., 1971; Award of the Year, Photographic Society of Japan, 1978.