Densaku (Fred) Kondo

Region: Toronto Ontario
Generation: Issei
Born 1899, Shiga Japan
Died 1979


Densaku (Fred) Kondo was a painter, known for his piece ‘Evacuation’ which is in the collection of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto.  He was born in the Shiga prefecture of Japan in 1899. He married Tsune Ebata in 1929, and the couple had one daughter, Hiroko (Betty).

He exhibited in Vancouver as early as 1928, with the Palette and Chisel Club, and had a solo exhibition of 44 oil paintings at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1936.

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