Miwako Nishizawa was born in Kyoto, Japan and now lives in the Bay Area.
She creates artwork often adapting traditional Japanese Woodblock technique.
She received a commission from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA to create a Japanese woodblock series, 12 Views of Virginia in conjunction with an exhibition, Hasui: Water & Shadow. The exhibition will celebrate the Museum's impressive collection of Kawase Hasui donated by René and Carolyn Balcer.
Her recent work, Uteri was selected for the exhibition 4Choice 2013 by the juror Catharine Clark, owner and director of Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. It will be on view at Arc Gallery (1246 Folsom, San Francisco, CA 94103) from December 12, 2013 to January 12, 2014.
Her installation will be on view at First Street Gallery (526 West 26th Street, Suite 209, New York, NY 10001) from January 9 to 11, 2014.