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Thomas Yamamoto

 (1917 - 2004)
Thomas S. Yamamoto was active/lived in California, Vermont.  Thomas Yamamoto is known for landscape and figure painting, graphics, teaching.

Biography   Thomas Yamamoto

Born in Alameda, CA on Aug. 20, 1917. Yamamoto majored in art at UC Berkeley under Erle Loran and John Haley who influenced his future work. He was active in the art scene of the San Francisco Bay area during the 1930s. With the advent of WWII, he was interned in a concentration camp in Utah. While there, he contributed work to the camp magazine, Trek. Upon release in 1945, he moved to NYC and soon became an art instructor in Vermont. He was a resident of Honolulu, HI in 1996. He died in San Francisco on Dec. 19, 2004. Exh: GGIE, 1939; Paul Elder Gallery (SF), 1940; SFAA, 1940; Oakland Art Gallery, 1940.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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