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Tomoe Nakamura was born in 1967 in Osaka Japan. She is a visual artist, photographer, and writer. Tomoe is currently living in Osaka, Japan. She graduated from Fine Art BFA from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco USA 2010. 

She has lived and visited the U.S. continuously, since she was 12 years old. She lived and visited San Francisco USA since 2000. 

She is interested in painting, mixed media, collage, recycled art, and mail art, street art and fine art photography. Her themes relate to both natures, city scenes, travel, abstract, and still life. Her original interest from childhood is to write and read, so she wants to do writing and research job also.

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Tomoe's CV

Born Osaka, Japan, November, 6, 1967

Selected Exhibitions

2013 Younite Tour Aiken Center for the Art, different places, ongoing

2013 Art & Craft Fair Soho Art Gallery, Osaka Japan

2012 6x6x2012, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2012 Layers the Brick Lane Gallery, London England

2011 Aca Marche, Osaka Japan.

2011 2nd International Mail Art Exhibition of Indonesia.

2011 Art Benefit For JapanSan Francisco, CA, USA

2009 International Mail Art Exhibition of Indonesia, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

2006 White Salmon Art Walk, Along Jewett Boulevard, Roz Gallery, White Salmon, WA

Selected Education

2010 - BFA Fine Art, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2002 - 2003 Interdisciplinary, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2002   Fine Art in Photography, The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2001 -02 Photography Academy of University, San Francisco, CA

2000       Summer, Academy of University, San Francisco, CA

1986 - 1987 Osaka University of Arts, Literary Arts, Osaka, Japan


2005 President’s Honor List, Spring Semester, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2001 Talent Scholarship, Art major, College of Santa Fe

2000 Summer Study Scholarship, Academy of Art University
1996, 1997 Shin Nihon Photographic Nationwide Award, Japan

1995 Beginner’s Award, Kocera-Contax Grant Photo Contest ’95, Japan

Open Studio

2002 San Francisco Open Studio


2003 Hokubei Mainichi newspaper, Jpn., JA Artists to Participate in ‘Open Studios 2003’
Art Related Experiences

Selected Art Related Experiences

2011 Used my photograph in MNLove website, 

2009 Joined Art Seed Volunteer, San Francisco, CA.

2007 Donation: Nature and recycle art works to CNET for the Earth Day event, San Francisco, CA

Sign painting, Harcourt Hotel, San Francisco, CA

1972 – 1976 Child actress in theaters, TV, Japan

Fine Art genres, digital art, pastel, Polaroid transfer, painting, acrylic, watercolor.

Language Spoken Japanese, English, Some Thai, Spanish

Travel USA, Canada, Mexico, Asia: China, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Stayed: South Korea, 1977, North Dakota, USA, 1979, USA 1989 – 1993, Thailand 1997, USA 2000 – 2003, San Francisco, USA 2005, San Francisco, USA, 2009


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Here is my school essay regarding Frank Lloyd Wright.

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There are fourteen building designs, which Frank Lloyd Wright has done in Japan. Six building were built, but two of them were destroyed by the 1923 Magnitude 7.9 Great Kanto earthquake (around Tokyo.)

Frank Lloyd Wright traveled outside of America for the first time, and went to Japan with his wife. There were 37 years old in the year, and he spent two months touring natural and historical landmarks from Nikko (North East of Tokyo) all the way down to (Shikoku island) Takamatsu.

He made a contract to build the new Imperial Hotel in Tokyo in late 1911. After a year of project delays and several trans-Pacific crossings, Wright finally took up part-time residence in Tokyo in January 1917. (Wrightian Architectural Archives Japan)

In 1918, Wright made a design plan for a second house for Tazaemon Yamamura who was the eighth-generation brewer of the famous sake “Sakuramasamurne,” in Nada (near Kobe.) It took a while …