|Tōichi Katō (加藤 東一)|
|Born||January 6, 1916|
|Died||December 3, 1996 80)(aged|
|Known for||nihonga-style painting|
Tōichi Katō (加藤 東一 Katō Tōichi, 6 January 1916 – 3 December 1996) was a Japanese painter in the Nihonga style and board chairman of the Nitten, a significant Japanese art conference. He and his older brother, Eizō Katō, have a museum dedicated to their works in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture.
- 1916 Born in Gifu's Mitono-machi as the fifth son of a lacquerware merchant
- 1934 Graduated from Gifu Junior High School
- 1941 Entered into the Tokyo Fine Arts School in Nihonga Studies
- 1947 Graduates from the Tokyo Fine Arts School in Nihonga Studies; enters his first work (白暮) to the Japan Art Academy's third annual exhibition and has it selected
- 1991 The Eizō & Tōichi Katō Memorial Art Museum was opened in Gifu
- 1993 Completes the wall partition for the great alcove at Kinkaku-ji
- 1995 Obtains recognition from Japan as an "outstanding contributor to culture"
- 1996 Receives honorary citizenship in Gifu
- 1996 Dies of pneumonia at the age of 80
- 1997 Receives honorary citizenship in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture