Sophia Chizuco is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in Japan. She earned her B.A. in Art and Education from Tokyo Gakugei University. In 2000, she moved to New York to study abstract paintings at the Art Students League of New York and earned a certificate in painting for her studies. She is the recipient of both the grand prize from ArtNetwork and the Director’s Recognition Award from Period Gallery. Additionally, she won a merit scholarship from the Art Students League of New York. The artist has exhibited nationally and internationally at the Chelsea Museum (New York), the Staten Island Museum (New York), New York Hall of Science (New York), Lincoln Center (New York), the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Japan), Makati Shangri-La Hotel, and Raddison Blu Cebu (Philippines).
About this collection of work:
I am a multidisciplinary artist in Brooklyn, New York. I was born and raised in the countryside of Japan surrounded by mountains, green tea fields, and the Pacific Ocean. These drawings are my imaginary world in the nature in my hometown, Shizuoka.