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George Tsutakawa papers, 1963-1991

Tsutakawa, George, 1910-1997

Art teacher, Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The papers of Washington-based sculptor and educator George Tsutakawa measure 1 linear feet and date from 1963 to 1991. The papers document his career as a painter, sculptor, and teacher and include biographical material, correspondence, exhibition files, membership records, project files, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Tsutakawa (1910-1997) was a sculptor, painter, and teacher who primarily worked in Seattle, Washington. Tsutakawa was born in Seattle, but he was educated and raised in Japan from 1917 to 1927. Upon his return to Seattle, he enrolled in high school and later attended the University of Washington School of Art (1932-1937), where he majored in sculpture.

Provenance

The George Tsutakawa papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by George Tsutakawa in 1991.

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