(1923 - 1975)
Tetsuo Ochikubo was active/lived in Hawaii, Illinois. Tetsuo Ochikubo is known for abstract painting, design, printmaking.
Biography Tetsuo Ochikubo
Tetsuo Ochikubo (1923-1975), also known as Bob Ochikubo, was a Japanese-American painter and printmaker who was born in Waipahu, Hawaii, Honolulu county, Hawaii. He served in the United States Army as an infantryman in Europe during World War II. After being discharged from the Army, he studied painting and design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago* and at the Art Students League* of New York.
He worked at Tamarind Institute* in the 1960s and is best known for his entirely abstract paintings and lithographs*. Along with Satoru Abe, Bumpei Akaji, Edmund Chung, Jerry T. Okimoto, James Park, and Tadashi Sato, Tetsuo Ochikubo was a member of the Metcalf Chateau, a group of seven Asian-American artists with ties to Honolulu.