Art Brokerage: Haijme Sorayama Japanese Airbrush Artist: b. 1947. Hajime Sorayama was born in 1947 in Imabari. He received his basic education at Imabari Kita High School. In 1965 he was admitted to the Shikoku Gakuin University, where he began to study Greek- and English literature. In 1967, he transferred to Tokio's Chuo School where he began to study art. Sorayama graduated in 1969 at the age of 22, and gained an appointment in an advertising agency. He became a freelance illustrator in 1971.