The distinguished woodcut print artist, Naoko Matsubara, grew up in Kyoto, Japan. She received her BFA from the Kyoto Academy of Fine Art (BFA, 1960); and was a Fulbright Scholar at what is now Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (MFA, 1962). She was also a Special Invited Student at the Royal College of Art in London (1962).
After travelling extensively in Europe and Asia, Naoko Matsubara returned to Japan for two years before being taking up teaching positions at the Pratt Institute of Graphic Art in New York, as well as at the University of Rhode Island. She has continued to be extremely active as an artist: locally, nationally and internationally. Since 1960 she has had some 75 solo exhibitions, in the USA, Canada, Japan, England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland and Mexico. She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions.
More about Naoko and her work can be found at www.naokomatsubara.com
Tuesday, October 3 – 10:30 a.m. – Free – No registration required.