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Yuji Hiratsuka: An OSU Retrospective

Art Exhibition of Work by OSU Professor of Printmaking, Yuji Hiratsuka opens today and will be on display through December 10.

Join us for an exhibit celebrating Yuji Hiratsuka's 30 year career as a professor of printmaking at Oregon State University.

Yuji Hiratsuka was born in Osaka, Japan. He was first educated in art at Osaka Ichiritsu Kogei High School (Osaka Municipal High School of Art & Industry) and then at Tokyo Gakugei University (Tokyo Teachers’ University). After receiving a B.S. in art education from the University in 1978, Hiratsuka taught art at several high schools and junior high schools in Osaka. In 1985 he moved to the U.S. to pursue graduate degrees in printmaking at New Mexico State University (M.A.) and at Indiana University (M.F.A.). Since 1992 Hiratsuka has been teaching printmaking and drawing at Oregon State University, and he plans to retire from OSU in 2022.

Hiratsuka’s work is included in many public collections, including: The British Museum, U.K.; Tokyo Central Museum, Japan; Panstwowe Museum, Poland; The House of Humor and Satire, Bulgaria; Cincinnati Art Museum, OH; Jundt Art Museum, Wash.,  and The Portland Art Museum, Ore.

Free and open to all. Face masks are required when indoors on the OSU campus.

Thursday, October 21 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Memorial Union Concourse Gallery

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