Painting on the Surfaces of Cut Logs by Alison Moritsugu

Alison Moritsugu was born and raised in Hawai‘i and left the islands after high school. She received a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She lives and works in Beacon, NY.

Tall Sassafras Slice I

Tall Sassafras Slice I

 

 

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Large Catalpa Slice II

Large Catalpa Slice IThe Approaching StormOval Landscape IConquest

Walking Sticks

Walking Sticks
Moritsugu’s work has been exhibited in solo shows at the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center; Lux Art Institute, CA; Littlejohn Contemporary, NY; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI; and the Knoxville Museum of Art, TN. Group exhibitions include the Maier Museum of Art, VA; Palmer Museum, Penn State University, PA; Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art; Frost Art Museum at Florida International University; and Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, MO. In 2011, Moritsugu completed a mosaic commission for the MTA Arts for Transit. She received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in painting and participated in residencies at the Cité International des Arts, Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program. http://alisonmoritsugu.com/work/