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T Michael Newman

 (born 1945)
T. Michael Newman is active/lives in Washington, California.  T Newman is known for abstract expressionism.

T. Michael Newman

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1945 (1/14)   Born: Berkley, CA USA
1962-1966 -  U.S. Navy:  Honorable Discharge
1966-2075 -   Artist: Painter / Designer
1970-1972  Resided: Kyoto, Japan.
1972-1974  Resided: San Francisco, CA USA
1974-1992  Resided: Nara & Osaka, Japan.
1992-1999  Resided: Hua-Lien, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1996-1999 - Owner / Manager / Chef / Baker -"Newman's Café", Restaurant / Bakery / Gallery, Hua Lien, Taiwan                         
2000 -  -  -  Reside: Bremerton, WA USA

1962- Graduate, Acalanes High School, Lafayette, CA
1966-1969  Graduate Certificate in Color and Design, Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design, San Francisco, CA USA.
Student of William Gaskin and Victor Baumgartner.

1970-1972  "Nanga" (Southern Style Chinese) Painting, Shuson Kono, Kyoto, Japan.
 "Indonesian Batik" with Bambang Oetoro, Jogjakarta, Indonesia.
1973  "Chinese Painting" with I Chen Wu, SFAI, San Francisco, CA USA   
1974  "B.F.A" in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA USA   Student of Sam Tchakalian
1974- 1984  "Nanga" (Southern Style Chinese) Painting, Shuson Kono, Kyoto, Japan.
1974- 1985  "Pottery / Ceramics" Matsumoto Hiroyuki, Nara, Japan Working with various clays and glazes in different kilns ("Amagama, Noboregama" & Electric)
1976-1977 "Paper - Making" Hiroyuki Fukunishi, Yoshino, Japan. A 1 year on-sit living / experience; studying the complete process.
1977   "Scroll Mounting" Mr. Kubo, Yoshino, Nara, Japan
1980-1986  "Painting & Pottery" Mr. Mori, Kochi, Japan Water Color & "Worked with "Tobe Yaki", its clays and glazes.  

Related Art Employment:                                        
1966-2075  Artist - Painter / Designer- Self Employed
1972-1973  Art / Design Instruction & Children's Art Classes
Self-employed: San Francisco CA
1973 - 1974  Chef / Night Manager: "International Restaurant" San Francisco: Graphic Designer: Dornbush & Company, San Francisco, CA
1984     NHK-TV Interview, Osaka, Japan
1985     Design: Gallery "Mangyoku Gallery", Nara, Japan, Owner Mr. Kinutani; Design: Landscape Garden: "Mangyoku" Restaurant, Nara, Japan ; Design: Bar / Tavern and Landscape: Nara, Japan
1994 -1999 Art Instruction: Private, year round, high school age and above
Painting, Drawing, Design, Watercolor, and Black Ink, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
1995 -1998  Art / Design Instruction: Physical Disability group  "Tsu-Chi" Hospital, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
1997  Art Therapy, "Tsu-Chi" Hospital, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
1995 -1997 Guest Lecturer, "Art, Design and Public Space" Hua-Lien Teachers University, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
Lectured / Taught, "Bread Making", Agricultural High School, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
Lectured / Taught, "Baking", Newman's Café, Hua-Lien, Taiwan
Design: Dental office, Kaoshung, Taiwan
1996 -1999 Design: Restaurant / Bakery: "NEWMAN"S Cafe", Hua-Lien Taiwan, Self-Owned
Owner / Manager / Chef / Baker: "NEWMAN"S Cafe", Hua-Lien Taiwan
2000 Art Instruction: Art Appreciation & Drawing, (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced)  University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim Campus, Bethel, Alaska, USA.
2002  Judge (Baking) Regional SkillsUSA -VICA, Olympic College, Bremerton, WA  
2002 - 2005 Art Instruction: "Design I -110" Olympic College, Bremerton, WA; "Art Appreciation -100" Olympic College Bangor Campus
2005 - 2006 Assist & Support in Organizing: The "Mountain Grove Center" Art Retreat; Southern OR

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Born:  1945 - Berkeley, California
Known for:  abstract expressionism