BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20070311T000000Z DTEND:20070530T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>Exhibit extended:</em>\n<strong>Roger Shimomura</strong>:\n <em><a href="">Three Litho graphic Suites on the Internment Experience</a></em>\nMarch 11 - May 30\, 2007\n\nThis spring\, the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center is hosting a collect ion of lithographs by renowned printmaker Roger Shimomura\, which depict t he Japanese American internment experience.\n\n<ul><li>Memories of Childho od\n</li><li>Yellow no Same\n</li><li>Mistaken Identities</li></ul>\n\n<em >Biography:</em>\nRoger Shimomura’s paintings\, prints and theatre piece s address socio-political issues of Asian America and have often been insp ired by 56 years of diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother.\n\nHe received his B.A. from the University of Washington\, Seattle\, and his M. F.A. from Syracuse University\, New York. He has had over 100 solo exhibit ions of his paintings and prints\, as well as presented his experimental t heatre pieces at such venues as the Franklin Furnace\, New York City\, Wal ker Art Center\, Minneapolis\, and The Smithsonian Institution. He is the recipient of over 30 grants\, among them four National Endowment for the A rts Fellowships in Painting and Performance Art. Mr. Shimomura has been a visiting artist and lectured on his work at over 200 universities\, art sc hools\, and museums across the country. In 1999\, the Seattle Urban League designated a scholarship under his name that since has been awarded annua lly to a Seattle resident that is pursuing a career in art. In 2002\, the College Art Association presented him with the "Artist Award for Most Dist inguished Body of Work" for his 4-year\, 12-museum national tour of the pa inting exhibition\, "An American Diary." The following year he delivered t he keynote address at the 91st meeting of that association in New York Cit y. In 2006\, he was accorded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Scho ol of Arts & Sciences\, University of Washington.\n\nIn the fall of 1990\, he held an appointment as the Dayton Hudson Distinguished Visiting Profes sor at Carleton College\, Northfield\, Minnesota. At the University of Kan sas where he taught since 1969 he was designated a University Distinguishe d Professor in 1994\, the first so honored in the history of the School of Fine Arts on that campus. In 1998\, he was the recipient of the Higuchi R esearch Award\; the highest annual honor awarded a faculty member in the H umanities and Social Sciences. In the fall of 2002\, he received the Chanc ellor’s Club Career Teaching Award for sustained excellence in teaching and dedication to students at the University of Kansas. In 2004 he retired from teaching and started the Shimomura Faculty Research Support Fund\, a n endowment to support faculty research in the Department of Art.\n\nMr. S himomura’s personal papers are being collected by the Archives of Americ an Art\, Smithsonian Institution in Washington\, D.C. He is represented by The Flomenhaft Gallery [New York City]\, Greg Kucera Gallery [Seattle]\, and Jan Weiner Gallery [Kansas City].\n\nRoger Shimomura’s <em>Three Lit hographic Suites on the Internment Experience</em> is made possible\, in p art\, by support from Mabel Shoji Boggs\, Millicent Naito\, Kevin & Karen Oyama\, and Dr. James & Amy Tsugawa.\n\n\nExhibit hours:\nTuesday - Saturd ay 11 am to 3 pm\, Sundays noon to 3 pm. Admission is $3 (free for Friends of the Legacy Center).\n\nOregon Nikkei Legacy Center\n121 NW 2nd Avenue\ nPortland\, OR 97209\n503-224-1458\n<a href="" ></a>\n<a></a> DTSTAMP:20230926T022258Z SUMMARY:Exhibit of Roger Shimomura prints on the Internment Experience URL:/en/events/2007/03/11/roger-shimomura-prints/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR