21st JAA Art Exhibition of Japanese and Japanese American Artists in New York

May 5, 2016 5:00 pmtoMay 14, 2016 4:00 pm

 

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21st JAA Art Exhibition of Japanese and Japanese American Artists in New York

Thursday, May 5 through Saturday, May 14
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 5 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor

Admission: Free

The Japanese American Association of New York will present its 21st art exhibition featuring Japanese and Japanese American artists.

Thirty-six artists will have works on display, including “boxing painter” Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko, who were featured in the Academy Award-nominated documentary Cutie and the Boxer; Mizue Sawano, who currently has an exhibition on view at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Conservatory Gallery; photographer George Hirose, who documents New York’s community gardens; Okinawan-born artist Shigeno Ichimura; and Naoto Nakagawa, whose “1,000 Portraits of Hope” is in response to the Tohoku triple disaster of March 11, 2011.

All displayed works are available for purchase, with 50% of the proceeds going to the JAA Charitable Fund.

Exhibition hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit JAA’s website.