Indigo shiwa shiwa
Etching and aquatint on kozo handmade paper (pleated)
Yuko Kimura was born in Oakland, California, and was raised in Tokyo. She received MFA from the University of Michigan School of Art and Design in 1997, and her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1994. She has received several awards including the First Agnes Gund Traveling Award from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and the Horace H. Rackhan Merit Fellowship from the University of Michigan. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and she is represented by the Verne Collection of Japanese Art in Cleveland and Cavin-Morris Gallery in New York City. Her work is included in the collections at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Clinic, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Morikami Museum. She has been making prints at Zygote Press, and making paper at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland.