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designer , painter , sculptor

Keiko Nelson, Japanese sculptor, painter, designer. Member Pacific Rim Sculptor Group, International Association Art Critics, California Society Printmakers, International Sculpture Center, International House of Japan, Asian American Women Artist Association, Commonwealth Club California.

Background

Nelson, Keiko was born on April 23, 1948 in Kyoto, Japan. Came to the United States, 1972. United States Citizen, 1984.

Daughter of Yuzo and Ai (Nakano) Tsukamoto.

Education

Bachelor, International Design Institute, Kyoto, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Staalich Hochshule Bildende, Hamburg, Germany, 1972.

Career

Visiting lecturer, demonstrator Silpakon Fine Art University, Bankgok, Thailand, 1986, Kala Institute, Berkeley, 1986, Sonoma (California) State University, 1986, Kala Institute, Berkeley, 1987, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1987, Cairo University Fine Art, 1988, Seibu Department Community College, Tokyo, 1990, International Art Institute, Kyoto, 1992, Kyoto Art University, 1992, Seian Women's College, Kyoto, 1992, Veracuz University, 1993, Academy Art College, San Francisco, 1996, Chiapas University, 1997, others.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows at Abaton Gallery, Hamburg, 1971, Pace Price Gallery, San Francisco, 1980-1981, Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, 1982, White Art Gallery, Tokyo, 1982, 83, 84, 86, Beni Gallery, Kyoto, 1982, 84, 86, Gallery Okazaki, Kyoto, 1983, Cairo Opera House Gallery, Cairo, 1988, Ministry of Culture Egypt, Cairo, 1988, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, 1989, Gallery Sho, San Francisco, 1990, Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, 1990, University Veracruzana Galeria, Mexico, 1993, Fundacion Interayuda, Quito, Equador, 1993, Frank Lloyd Wright Gallery, Marin (California) Civic Center, 1993, Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, 1994, Gallery Artpreciation, Hong Kong, 1995, Gallery Kocyuuraku, Kagoshima, Japan, 1996, Flora Lemson Hewlett Library., Berkeley, California, 1996, C.J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation, Berkeley, California, 1996, Chiapas University, Mexico, 1997, Dojidai Gallery, Kyoto, 1997, Art Robe Gallery, Tokyo, 1998. Exhibited in numerous group shows, including Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, 1992, Joan Roebuck Gallery, 1992, Art Concept Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, 1992, Mitukoshi Department Store Gallery, Chiba, Japan, 1992, Fukuoka (Japan) Museum Art, 1992, California Book Gallery, 1993, Seibu Department Gallery, Tokyo, 1993, Sogo Department Gallery, chiba, 1993, Caludea Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, California, 1993, Mission Cultural Center, San Franicsco, 1993, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, 1994, Blackhawk Gallery, California, 1994, South of Market Culture Center Gallery, San Francisco, Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, 1995, Harbour Font Center, Toronto, 1995, Art Source Resource Center, 1996, Hugo de Pagano Gallery, New York State, 1997, numerous others.

      Represented in permanent collections.

Membership

Member Pacific Rim Sculptor Group, International Association Art Critics, California Society Printmakers, International Sculpture Center, International House of Japan, Asian American Women Artist Association, Commonwealth Club California.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, tennis, skiing, international traveling photography.

Connections

father:
Yuzo Tsukamoto

mother:
Ai (Nakano) Tsukamoto