Chikako Yamashiro receives Asian Art Award as young internationally rising artist

Chikako Yamashiro receives Asian Art Award as young internationally rising artist

Chikako Yamashiro


 

September 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

 

The Asian Art Award 2017, an award given to upcoming young global artists, was announced on September 27.

Chikako Yamashiro, art director and artist, from Naha City was given the grand prize.

 

Yamashiro has been working on the theme of Okinawa in her visual arts and photos.

She published “The Beginning of Creation” in 2015 and “Mud man” in 2016.

 

Yamashiro will be given a production studio as an extra prize as well as opportunities to exhibit her works in Singapore and Tokyo as part of wider efforts to exchange artworks between Asia and Tokyo.

 

(English translation by T&CT and Sayaka Sakuma)

 

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