Noriko Yamamoto is active/lives in California. Noriko Yamamoto is known for geometric/gestural abstraction, collage.
Biography Noriko Yamamoto
Noriko Yamamoto''s familly moved to Tokyo soon after she was born, resided in Honolulu between 1935 and 1941, and returned to Tokyo in 1941. Her initial art training in calligraphy was given by her father. An interest in oil painting began when she moved to Honolullu, and her serious art studies commenced at California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC) in 1952, continuing through 1957.
There she acquired her BA and MFA in painting. She continued graduate studies at Mills College in 1958. Yamamoto was influenced by teachers Richard Diebenkorn, Leon Goldin, Nathan Oliviera and Afro. In 1955 she studied under and became close friends with Sabro Hasegawa. Upon Hasegawa''s untimely death, Yamamoto was chosen to take over a class he
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