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Tsutakawa Home and Studio

Sunday, June 14, 2015 | All Events (see all)

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Directions will be sent to registered participants the week prior to the tour via email.

One of the city’s most important artists, and certainly one of its most distinguished Japanese Americans, George Tsutakawa, made his mark as a painter and sculptor. But as one traverses the city, it is his remarkable fountains that are probably most memorable. He designed and fabricated more than 70 fountains for public places around the world. In the 1950s, as a professor at the University of Washington, he and his wife, Ayame, purchased a view home in Mt. Baker overlooking Lake Washington and the floating bridge. It was here and in his studio that Tsutakawa created some of his most important work and also where they entertained other well-known local artists, such as Paul Horiuchi and Mark Toby. Historic Seattle is pleased that Gerard, a distinguished sculptor under his father’s tutelage, and daughter Mayumi, who has been involved in many aspects of visual arts, will welcome us and share their parents’ stories and work.

Photo: Brushes in George Tsutakawa’s studio / Credit: Lawrence Kreisman

Cost:
$45 (Historic Seattle Members only)

Registration has closed for this event due to limited capacity.

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June 14, 2015
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