About the Artwork on this Site

artwork by: Yoshirei Shin

Roger Shimomura

©️Roger Shimomura

Roger Shimomura is an American artist and a retired professor at the University of Kansas Lawrence, having taught there from 1969 to 2004. His art, showcased across the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, and Israel, often combines American popular culture, traditional Asian tropes, and stereotypical racial imagery to provoke thought and debate on issues of identity and social perception.

Jeff Chiba Stearns

©️Jeff Chiba Stearns

Jeff Chiba Stearns is an Emmy® nominated and multi award-winning animation and documentary filmmaker. He is also an accomplished illustrator and artist.
Born in Kelowna, BC, of Japanese and European heritage, he graduated from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design with a degree in Film Animation in 2001. Soon after, he founded Vancouver-based boutique animation studio Meditating Bunny Studio Inc., which specializes in the creation of animation and documentary films aimed at both children and adults that combine different philosophical and social elements together to create humorous, entertaining, and inspiring stories.

Artwork is the still from the documentary “One Big Hapa Family”.

Yoshirei Shin

©️Yoshirei Shin

申 芳礼(Yoshirei Shin)
1970年長野県生まれ。高校卒業後、祖国韓国へ渡る。延世大学新聞放送学科を卒業。日本に戻り数年間の様々な社会経験を経て、独学で美術を始める。日本・韓国・フランス、現在はロンドンにて居住し制作を続ける。絵画、オブジェ、インスタレーション、映像。

Born in Nagano Prefecture in 1970.
Moved to my homeland, Korea after finished the high school. Received BA in Mass Communication at Yonsei University. After back to Japan, became self-taught artist after many years of diverse social experiences.
Lived in Japan, Korea, France, now residing in London, UK.
Painting, sculpture, installation and video arts

Takayuki Kuramoto

©️Takayuki Kuramoto

倉本隆之(Takayuki Kuramoto)
1962年 大分市生まれ、別府市育ち。
1990年代より、一貫して円形(点、円、丸、球)にこだわり、制作を行う。この形は本人を、そして世界を表現する全てであり、あえて円に限定し表現に制約を持たせることにより、その中でどの様な可能性を追求出来るのかを挑戦し続けている。初期は抽象的な表現が主であったが、近年は具象的な形へと徐々に変化している。

作品タイトル:ヴェサリウスの予言
Title of Artwork: The prophecies of Vesalius