Miki Kan Kawada (1927-1999) was born in Tokyo, Japan. He studied under Serizawa Miki Kan Kawada (1927-1999) was born in Tokyo, Japan. He studied under Serizawa Keisuke and graduated from Ochanomizu Bunka Gakuin Art Institute. His work has won many prizes, including Fuji TV Prize in 1983, Sankei Newspaper Prize in 1984, Nitten Art Exhibition grand prize in 1985. He alss had a solo show at the Bordeaux and Arcachon, France in 1992. See Norman Tolman and Mary Tolman. "Collecting Modern Japanese Prints: Then & Now". Tuttle Publishing, Tokyo (1994).
Kawada was also a master of an art form called Senshoku, or fabric dying. His woodblock prints incorporate a technique called the Katazome, infusing a unique ambiance to his work.