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Check Nikkei—A Self Portrait

I was asked by my friend Ryan Suda to do a painting for a gallery show that he was pulling together in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his business, Blacklava. Artists were asked to create pieces inspired by his t-shirt designs. I chose to do one based on his "Check Nikkei" shirt.

This painting presents various things in my life that contribute to my sense of Nikkei identity in some way.

Check Nikkei—A Self Portrait, acrylic on canvas, 2012

Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda

Based on this original

Check Nikkei—A Self Portrait
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This painting presents various things in my life that contribute to my sense of Nikkei identity in some way.

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