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A Sense of Place: The Art Legacy of George Tsutakawa

October 28, 2023 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

A Sense of Place: The Art Legacy of George Tsutakawa Lecture by Mayumi Tsutakawaarts writer and daughter of the artist 

Mayumi Tsutakawa will be joining us on the afternoon of Saturday, October 28 to talk about the life, art, and legacy of her father, George Tsutakawa: Saturday, October 28 2pm, Free 220 Building 220 NW 2nd Ave, 1st floor Portland, OR 97219

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About Mayumi Tsutakawa Mayumi Tsutakawa is a Seattle-based curator and writer. She has curated artwork by Asian American and Pacific Islander American and other artists of color for Wing Luke Museum and other cultural institutions. She writes about arts and heritage subjects and is researching her parents’ histories as Kibei Americans. She co-edited two books focused on early Asian/Pacific Islander American artists, including They Painted From Their Hearts: Pioneer Asian American Artists. Tsutakawa was formerly manager of grants at Washington State Arts Commission and executive director of King County Arts Commission. Her bachelor’s degree in East Asian history and master’s degree in communications are from the University of Washington. This program supports the exhibition A Sense of Place: The Art of George Tsutakawa, on view at the Japanese American Museum of Oregon through December 31, 2023. You can read more about it here. Photo of Mayumi Tsutakawa courtesy of Humanities Washington.


October 28, 2023
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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