Murray Gallery opens fall season with Japanese paintings of Hiromi Katayama

The James S. Murray Gallery opens the fall season with an exhibit of the paintings of Japanese artist Hiromi Katayama.  The paintings will be displayed through Sept. 18 in the gallery, located on the second floor of Menard Hall on the LLCC campus.  Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4.p.m. The exhibition is presented with the support of the LLCC Foundation.

Harmony by Hiromi KatayamaHiromi Katayama is a native of Ibaraki, Japan and received a bachelor’s in fine arts in Japanese traditional painting from Joshibi University of Art and Design and a master of fine arts in the painting program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

She states, “My love for creative art was founded in the private studio of my mentor, Renjoin Sensei, at the age of nine. Today, my work is created using traditional Japanese pigments and techniques, utilizing traditional methods and materials, and imagery founded in my belief of cultural foundations in nature. Through this work, I hope to share my culture and a little bit of myself with my audience.  Read more…