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artist , educator

Elaine Sayoko Yoneoka, American Artist, educator. Artists Foundation Technology Assistance grantee, 1986, 88, Brookline Council for the Arts and Humanities grantee, 1991. Coordinator Asian American Alliance, 1975. Member Boston Visual Artists Union, Asian American Artists Association Inc. (chairperson board directors), Sigma Xi.

Background

Yoneoka, Elaine Sayoko was born on March 21, 1955 in New York City. Daughter of Futoru Nissho and Grace Tayeko (Hosokawa) Yoneoka.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1976;postgraduate, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1982-1983.

Career

Research assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department Psychology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1981;research assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Animal Center for Cancer Research, 1981-1982;artist-in-residence, Concord Carlisle High School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1985-1986;instructor art, Kaji Aso Studio, Inc., Boston, 1978-1985;instructor art, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, since 1986. Consultant Boston University Mural Commission, 1986-1987. Collaborator Boston Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority Mural Commission, 1990-1991, Common for Brookline Dist.Court House, 1991.

Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. One-woman shows at Gallery Nature and Temptation, Boston, 1980, Rising Phoenix Gallery, Cambridge, 1984, Fables Gallery, Cambridge, 1987, Attention Deficit Disorder, Incorporated, Cambridge, 1988, International Business Machines Corporation, Boston, 1989. Group exhibitor Mall Galleries, London, 1981, Artists Foundation, Boston, 1989, Warwick (Rhode Island) Museum, 1989, Bank of Boston, 1989, 90, Fitchburg Art Museum, 1991.

Membership

Coordinator Asian American Alliance, 1975. Member Boston Visual Artists Union, Asian American Artists Association Inc. (chairperson board directors), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: yoga.

Connections

father:
Futoru Nissho Yoneoka

mother:
Grace Tayeko (Hosokawa) Yoneoka