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Graduation - Solo Exhibition by Edwin Ushiro

Gradutation - Solo Exhibition by Edwin Ushiro July 14th - Aug 1, 2018 Reception July 14th 6:30-10pm Artist Statement Graduation is a series of drawings and paintings that recount stories from my childhood that focuses on the point when you have reached a goal and the endless possibilities ahead. They may remind you of a time when everything was a big deal. The world was unfamiliar. I like to think the retelling of these stories offer the characters portrayed in these illustrations a fresh beginning into a journey of a life completely fulfilled.  About Edwin Ushiro Edwin Ushiro is an artist from Hawaii who is currently residing in Southern California. He captures the essence of Hawaii, youth, and nostalgia in a...

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Edwin Ushiro: A Survey Reception photos

Although the power went out for over an hour on Sawtelle Blvd in Japantown, that didn't stop people from coming to see Edwin Ushiro's, A Survey exhibition. Most of the businesses around us closed but everyone who has a phone has a flashlight and that's enough to see the work. This alone was a great sight and I was honored to be able to stay open and pay tribute to this exhibition.  Then another part of this exhibition that was insane was the love from the families of Edwin and his wife Lynn. They roll deep and the photos show it. It's not often that a huge portion of photos from one exhibition are giant group shots but this one...

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