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Sophia Chizuco

Jul 2008

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May 28, 2012
Chizuco Sophia Yw is a visual artist based on Brooklyn New York. She was born and began her career as a representative artist in Japan. In 2000 she moved to New York to study abstract paintings with Larry Poons at The Art Students League of New York. Chizuco has been developed her ?Consciousness-only? work theory which is based on the purity and energy of life since she visited temple in 2003. In 2009, She started to create sculpture/installation using objects considered as death. She is the recipient of both the grand prize from ArtNetwork and the Director?s Recognition Award from Period Gallery. Her works are also in the permanent collection of the Shoko-ji temple and Osaka Medical Center as well as in many private collections. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at Lincoln Center (New York), Silvermine Guild Arts Center (Connecticut), Bertoni Gallery (New York), Period Gallery (Nebraska), The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Japan) and Shoko-ji temple (Japan).

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