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Gallery director

Sumi Kubota, Japanese Gallery director. Member of committee Shiyufu-No-Tomo, Japanese women's organization, New York City, since 1990. Member Japan New York Art Association, Asia Society (committee 1996).

Background

Kubota, Sumi was born on November 8, 1947 in Fukuoka, Japan. Came to the United States, 1987. Daughter of Yoshizo and Mitsuko (Takaki) Kubota.

Education

British Computer Society, Fukuoka University, 1969. Associate Interior Design, Kuwazawa Institute, Tokyo, 1875. Certified, Sotheby's Institute, New York City, 1996.

Career

Curator, Toyamaya Gallery, Kobe, Japan, 1988-1991; director, Toyamaya Gallery, New York City, 1988-1991; owner, manager, Kubota International Inc., New York City and Tokyo, 1989-1995; with client service department, Sotheby's, New York City, 1995-1996; director, Takato Tsuji Gallery, New York City, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor (art catalog) Respect the Earth, 1993. Producer, director promotion video Leather Works, 1990, art catalog Ohogen Hamanaka, 1992.

Membership

Member of committee Shiyufu-No-Tomo, Japanese women's organization, New York City, since 1990. Member Japan New York Art Association, Asia Society (committee 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting art and antiques, traveling.

Connections

Married Kenneth James Schwartz, March 4, 1990 (divorced April 1997).

father:
Yoshizo Kubota

mother:
Mitsuko (Takaki) Kubota

spouse:
Kenneth James Schwartz