biography of Ray Kakuo YOSHIDA (1930-2009)

Birth place: Kauai, Hawaii

Addresses: Chicago, IL

Profession: Painter, educator

Studied: AIC Sch. (B.A.); Syracuse Univ. (M.F.A.); Univ. Chicago; Univ. Hawaii; also with A.D. Reinhardt.

Exhibited: Spirit of the Comics, Inst. Contemp. Art, Univ. Pa., 1969; Chicago & Vicinity Exhibs., AIC, 1969 & 1971; Am. Painting 1972, Indianapolis Mus. Art, 1972; Mus. Contemp. Art, Chicago; Brooklyn Mus.; Phyllis Kind Gal., Chicago, IL, 1970s. Awards: Thomas C. Thompson Purchase Prize, Everson Mus., 1953; Walter M. Campana Prize, 1960 & Frank G. Logan Medal & Prize, 1971, AIC

Member: AIC

Work: Everson Mus., Syracuse, NY; AIC; NOMA

Comments: Preferred media: oils, acrylics. Teaching: prof. painting, AIC School, 1960-on.

Sources: WW73; Franz Schulze, Chicago Art (Follett, 1972); article In: Art; article, In: Art News.