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Paula Sayoko Tsukamoto Endo Edit Profile

educator , photographer

Paula Sayoko Tsukamoto Endo, American Photographer, educator. Certified elementary and secondary art teacher, California, Massachusetts, Virginia. California State scholar, 1956-1961, University of California, 1956-1961, Harvard University, 1967-1968; Newton Schools fellow, 1966-1967; photography grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1980-1981, teaching grantee Arlington Public Schools, 1986-1990, artist's grantee Arlington Commission Arts, 1994.


Endo, Paula Sayoko Tsukamoto was born on July 2, 1938 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Joseph Kenjiro and Jane Yoshiko (Ota) Tsukamoto.


Student, University California, Berkeley, 1956-1958;Bachelor cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 1961;Master of Arts in Teaching in Fine Arts, Harvard University, 1968.


Teacher elementary, Inglewood (California) Public Schools, 1961-1964;teacher elementary, Newton (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1964-1967;curriculum developer, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1969;consultant, teacher, United States Postal St. Academy Program, Washington, 1971-1972;teacher commercial photography program, Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools, 1974-1990; Adjunct Professor photography, American U. Cairo, 1992-1993; Adjunct Professor photography, Northern Virginia Community College, 1990, 93-. Freelance photographer, since 1990.


  • Certified elementary and secondary art teacher, California, Massachusetts, Virginia.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Film and the Street Academies, 1972. Co-author: (Virginia state curriculum) Commercial Photography, 1982. Co-producer video series Arlington Summer Reflections, 1983.

      Recent exhibitions including 5 solo shows in Egypt, Amarillo, Texas, San Francisco, Washington, Baltimore, Tucson, Arizona. Photographs in Cairo Today magazine, 92-93, United States-Agency for International Development report, 1992, Arlington Courier, McLean Providence newspapers., 1990-1991, Canada Medical Association Journal, 1992, Education Development Corporation report, 1994-1995, and numerous other publications.

      Permanent collections include Sony Gallery, Egypt, Geral Ford Museum, Michigan.


Officer Arlington County (Virginia) Election Board, 1994. Volunteer various community organizations. Member Washington Center for Photography, Arlington Art Center, Society Photographic Education, Bad Dog Studio (associate), Shalem Institute Spiritual Formation.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, back-packing, volleyball, running, guitar.


Married Todd Isao Endo, August 15, 1964. Children: Scott, Erik.

Joseph Kenjiro Tsukamoto

Jane Yoshiko (Ota) Tsukamoto

Todd Isao Endo

Scott Endo

Erik Endo