The painter and printmaker, Motoko Kamada, moved from her native Japan to California in 1995.
She trained at both the San Franicisco Art Institute and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she earned her BFA in painting in 2004.
The paintings explore her native culture and family history in a uniquely modern context that yields expressive and deeply colorful figurative abstractions. The wood cut prints on fine paper are often purely abstract iterations of multiple patterned layers.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA, Painting.
San Francisco Art Institute, studied Painting & Printmaking
Calligraphies in conversation, The 4th international exhibition@Skylight Gallery of Main San Francisco public library
September 17. 2017 through December 31, 3017
10 x 10 x 10 x Tieton, 2017
annual international small works exhibition
Aug 12- Oct 8, 2017
"Calligraphies in conversation"
The third international exhibition @ the Gallery of Fremont Art Center, Berkeley, CA
August 1, 2016- September 23, 2016
Affordable Art Fair, Singapore
12-15, November 2015
Affordable Art Fair New York
10-15, September 2015
Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong
21-26, May 2015
Affordable Art Fair Milan, Italy
19-22, March, 2015
Affordable Art Fair Singapore, Singapore
20 -23, Nov. 2014
Affordable Art Fair @ Battersea, London, UK.
23-26th Oct. 2014
Affordable Art Fair @ The Tunnel, Chelsea NY. 25-29 September, 2014