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LOKA ASHITABA figurative


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BORN Fukuoka city, Fukuoka, Japan, January 11, 1971

1994-1997 Worked for IBM Japan Co. Tokyo, Japan, as an Information Technologist


2003  Melrose Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Birthday II

2003  Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY, Focus on the Figure

2002  Melrose Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Birthday

2001  Cork Gallery, New York, NY, Merit Scholarship 

2001 Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Christmas show

2001 Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Thumb box 

2001  Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Fall Auction   

2000 Bard College, Lacoste, France, Lacoste Art festival 


2004  Nook gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Scape crave

2003   MUGI studio gallery, New York, NY, A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING

2003  Cafe Lucy’s, Long Island, NY, Flower and a girl

2001  Restaurant Motts, New York, NY, Possibility


1996  Dance Bowl Part II, Beams, Tokyo, Japan

1995 Dance Bowl, Beams, Tokyo, Japan


1998-2003 The Art Students League, New York, NY 

1998-2001 National Academy of Design, New York, NY  

1998-1999 Andy Conklin Studio, New York, NY 

1998-1999 Carlos Madrid Studio, New York, NY 

1994-1997 T&M Dance Studio, Tokyo, Japan

1987-1989 Tsuruta Ballet Studio, Fukuoka, Japan

1989-1994 Kyushu University, English Literature,  B.A., Fukuoka, Japan

1986-1989 Shuyukan High School, Fukuoka, Japan 

1978-1989 Shuken, Japanese Caligraphy, Fukuoka, Japan


2002 Work study scholarship, The Art Students League 

2001 Honorable mention, Thumb box exhibition, Salmagundi Club 

2001  Jane Impasto Award, Salmagundi Club

2001 Honorable Mention, Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant

2000 Merit Scholarship, The Art Students League

2000 Lacoste, France Traveling scholarship

2000 The Louis le Beaume Scholarship, National Academy of Design

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