Ralph Shigeto Iwamoto, American artist. Recipient Purchase prize Butler Institute American Art, 1957; John Hay Whitney Foundation fellow, 1958; Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation grantee, 1987; Pollock/Krasner Foundation grantee, 2002. With United States Army, 1946-1948. Member New York Artists Equity.
Iwamoto, Ralph Shigeto was born on September 13, 1927 in Honolulu. Son of Shigeo and Hatsu (Hibi) Iwamoto.
Student, Brooklyn Community College, 1951. Student, Art Students League, 1948-1949, 51-53.
With United States Army, 1946-1948. Member New York Artists Equity.