(1899 - 1953)
Miki McCrossen Hayakawa was active/lived in California, New Mexico / Japan, Mexico. Miki Hayakawa is known for figurative, still life and landscape painting.
Biography Miki Hayakawa
Miki Hayakawa was a painter in California and New Mexico of portraits and still lifes and was much influenced
by the work of French artist Paul Cezanne.
Born in Memuro, Hokkaido, Japan, she was the daughter of a Japanese
Consul. In 1908 she arrived with her mother, Chiyo
Hayakawa, to the San
Francisco Bay area where they joined the father, Man Hayakawa. She defied the wishes and traditions of her
father, a pastor,
and left home as a teen-ager to become an artist. Earning
scholarships, she received her formal art training at the
California School of Fine Arts, where she won honorable mentions, and
the California College of Arts and
Crafts in Berkeley.
She lived in the Bay Area---Alameda, San F
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