(1921 - 2008)
Eugenia Sumiye Okoshi was active/lived in New York, Washington / Japan. Eugenia Okoshi is known for grid painting on canvas, war-themes.
Biography Eugenia Okoshi
Eugenia Sumiye Okoshi Art (1921-2008): An American Abstract Master
Eugenia Sumiye Okoshi was born in Seattle, WA in 1921 during a family business trip to the U.S. She was raised and educated outside of Tokyo, Japan where she attended the prestigious Rikkyo Jogakuin, Futaba-kojo-Futaba-kai school. As a young woman Okoshi lived through the bombings and destruction of her home and way of life during WWII. She recalls, "Everything was destroyed, destroyed everywhere, people with nothing, nothing to eat, nowhere to live."
On a train from Tokyo to Nagasaki, Okoshi passed through Hiroshima after the bombing. The military police ordered her to shut the blinds but she peeked through. She saw that there was nothing. Faced with nothi
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