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Seiji Saito, Japanese, American Sculptor. Fellow National Sculpture Society.

Background

Saito, Seiji was born on June 8, 1933 in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Pref, Japan. Son of Eiji and Shimo (Ezure) Saito. came to the United States, 1961.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tokyo University Art. Master of Fine Arts, Tokyo University Art. Postgraduate, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1968.

Art student, League of New York, since 1998.

Career

Instructor, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1974, 76, 84; jury for sculpture, Audubon Artists, New York City, 1973; jury for sculpture, The CAPS, New York City, 1975; jury for sculpture, Salmagandi Art Club, New York City, 1982, 84, 85; jury for sculpture, National Sculpture Society, 1985; jury for sculpture, New Jersey Bargen Museum Art and Science, 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One man shows include Samanth√© Gallery, New York City, 1968, 70, New School Social Research, 1978, Warner Communications Incorporated, 1979, Yokyo Hall, Tokyo, 1979, Alan Brown Gallery, New York City, 1983, Gallery International, New York City, 1986, Seibu Department Store Gallery, Utsunomiya, Japan, 1990, Gallery Seiho, Ginza, Japan, 1990. Exhibited in group shows at National Sculpture Society, 1970-1999, National Council Jewish Women, New Jersey, 1971, 73, 74, 75, 77, 80, 80, National Academy Design New York, 1973, 74, 78, Brooklyn Museum, 1975, 76, Gallery International, New York City, 1986, Tochigi Prefectual Museum Fine Art, 1990, Seibu Department Store Gallery, 1990. Principal works: Mother, 1958, Nymph, 1973, The River Passing, 1980, Babies in Circle, 1986, Stretching, 1988, Mother and Child, 1993, Mocchan, 1994, Eros, 1997.

Membership

Fellow National Sculpture Society.

Connections

Married Kuni Kumakura, July 12, 1958. 1 child, Ghen.

father:
Eiji Saito

mother:
Shimo (Ezure) Saito

spouse:
Kuni Kumakura

child:
Ghen Saito