Yutaka Fujita

Yutaka Fujita was born in Tokyo, and studied design in the Chicago area. He continues to work in Chicago, with his wife, Stacy. Together they create custom clothing, film costumes, and advertising design, and he continues to paint his delightful animal creatures.

Updated June 2009

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I Was Born in 1962 in Tokyo.....

I was born in 1962 in Tokyo. I grew up just like an average Japanese. I went to junior high, high school, and to University. Unfortunately, I goofed off and did not study, dropping out at the end of the fourth year. I got a job at a children's clothing company doing accounting, sales, and production management. I learned a lot about business and it was fun, but after four years, I decided to change my job. My Dad asked if I wanted to go to America for a while since our family had hosted an exchange student from ...

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