Hiroshi Kitamura was born in 1955 in the town of Hakodate, Japan. From 1987 to 2011 he lived in Barcelona, then he moved to l’Empordà. He got graduated in 1976 in the Hokkaido Fine Art Academy. Since then his works were displayed in both Sapporo and Tokio Galleries. Once installed in Barcelona he still showing in Japan and in Catalunya as well. He is currently working with branches and trunks that have been rejected from the environment either by the tramontana wind or by pruning.