Yuji Hiratsuka was born in Osaka, Japan. He received a B.S. in
Art Education from Tokyo Gakugei University, and degrees in printmaking
from New Mexico State University (MA) and Indiana University (MFA). He
is a professor of printmaking at Oregon State University.
Hiratsuka has received numerous international awards. Since 2010 he has
had 13 solo shows in the US, as well as in Korea, Canada and Northern
Some of the public collections that include Hiratsuka’s art
are The British Museum, Tokyo Central Museum, Panstwowe Museum in
Poland; The House of Humor and Satire in Bulgaria, Cincinnati Art
Museum, Cleveland Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, New York Public
Library, The Library of Congress and The Smithsonian’s Museum of Asian
Born in Pampa, Texas, Andis Applewhite lives and works in Houston. She is known for her screen and wood relief prints that tend toward the abstract expressionist or mini-malist styles. After graduating San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas, with a degree in graphic arts, Applewhite soon found her voice in printmaking. She is an elected Member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, California Society of Printmakers and PrintMatters Houston. Her print “No Other” is included in the CSP Centennial Book in honor of their 100th anniversary and was asked to be donated to the Library of Congress. Her work is being archived in the Artist Printmaker Research Collection, Museum of TexasTech University, Lubbock, TX. Applewhite is a founding and key board member of PrintMatters and PrintHouston.
Join us February 1st, 2020 from 1PM-3PM For or a Gallery Walk through with participating artists followed by a Panel Discussion on "Migration and Art” with Pavel Acevedo, Marianne Sadowski and Phumilelele Tshabalala
Included in this exhibition is a special preview of PAPER BOATS, a small flotilla will be on view in preparation for LA Printmaking on view at SGCI 2020 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 1-4, 2020.
The ImMigration Project, back from an exciting installation in Venice Italy, in October 2019 currently comprises 145 artists from all over North America and Europe! This unique collaborative art project will continue to grow and travel. Help us find the next venues! And stay posted on all the news when you follow the ImMigration project on Facebook and Instagram!