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Kiyoto Ota

Born 1948 in Nagasaki, Japan; lives and works in Mexico City

Kiyoto Ota studied at the School of Democratic Japan Art, Japanese Art Association, and Mexico’s National School of Painting, Sculpture, and Engraving (“La Esmeralda”). At the latter, he also served as professor of sculpture. He later received a master’s degree in sculpture at the National School of Plastic Arts (ENAP) in San Carlos, where he has taught stone carving since 2006. Ota has won several awards for his art and has been a fellow at such institutions as Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte.

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