Emily Hanako Momohara

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Interview with Emily Hanako Momohara by Madelein Tick


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Emily Hanako Momohara grew up near Seattle, Washington and earned her BFA in Photography and her BA in Art History from the University of Washington. She went on to receive her MFA in Expanded Media from the University of Kansas, where she studied under Roger Shimomura, She was an Associate Professor of Art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati where she headed the photography major through 2013. Now Momohara is in her studio fulltime. Momohara has exhibited nationally, most notably at the Light Factory with artists Mary Ellen Mark, Sara Moon and other. She has been a visiting artist at several residency programs including the Center for Photography at Woodstock and Fine Arts Work Center. She received a 2011 Arts Council Excellence Grant. (Bio taken from the artist’s site:

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