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Tokio Ueyama

 (1889 - 1954)
Tokio Ueyama was active/lived in California.  Tokio Ueyama is known for landscape, commercial artist.

Tokio Ueyama

Tokio Ueyama was born in Wakayama, Japan on Sept. 22, 1889.  Ueyama studied in Tokyo and continued in San Francisco at the Institute of Art (1909-10). By 1922 he had moved to Los Angeles.  After graduating from the University of Southern California, he further studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he won the Cresson traveling fellowship to Europe.  After returning to Los Angeles, he established a gift shop called Bun-Ka Do in Little Tokyo.  Ueyama died in Los Angeles on July 12, 1954.

Member:  LA AA. 

Exh:  EastWest Art Society (SF), 1922; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1922-35; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1924 (solo); San Francisco Art Association, 1930; Miyako Hote

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1923-31; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); California Arts and Architecture list, 1932.

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About  Tokio Ueyama

Born:  1889 - Wakayama, Japan
Died:   1954 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape, commercial artist