Born on 26 May 1959. As a result of infantile cerebral palsy Mr. Ishibashi is unable to use either his hands or legs for any routine tasks. In 1991 he made the first attempts at painting with his mouth. Autodidact. Later he took a correspondence course in art. Driven by his burning ambition, the mouthpainter has been able to present his works on the occasion of several exhibitions in Japan. The press has also reported on the artist.
Date of birth: 26.05.1959
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2003