PROFILE Award-winning Artist skilled in numerous medias, including mixed media in steel and neon, acrylics, and oils. Enjoys a reputation as performance artist, curator and a lecturer in the United States and abroad. AWARDS United States Office of Personal Management United States Health & Human Services FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. United States Army Garrison Walter Reed Hospital United States Navy Bureau of Medicine & Surgery National Guard Bureau, Arlington Hall Station, Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities D.C. Community Humanities Council GRANTS Eugene & Agnes E.Meyer Foundation, Washington D.C. D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities D.C. Community Humanities Council The Washington Post Delaware State University, Dover Art League JACL Japanese American Citizen League and Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, NV Women's Art Center, Washington D.C. MUSEUM COLLECTIONS / PUBLIC ART
Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History
Fumiko Hayashida Portrait Biography at Bainbridge Island Japanese American Museum, Bainbridge, WA
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN
William E. Brock Portrait at the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
Folk Art Collection, Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park, DE
Delaware State University, Dover, DE
Japan Information Culture & Center, Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.
Hokkaido Jingu, Sapporo, Hokkaidao, Japan
USA Navy Medicine and Surgery, Washington, D.C.
Columbia University Law School, NYC, NY
Folk Life Collection of the Smithsonian Institution
HIRO’s Art: A SERIES OF JEWELS, Graphics Magazine
ACADEMICS Graduate Studies in Art at Columbia University, NYC, NY Graduate Studies East-West Relations at Yale University, New Haven, CT, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL M.A. International Politics, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL B.A. Double Major in Political Science & Chemistry, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL ACTIVITIES Women’s Caucus for Art Artist Equity Asia American Arts and Media, Inc. DCAC, Washington, D.C. D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, and the D,C. Humanities Council