Kevin J. Miyazaki

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Winter 3-9-2017


Interview with Kevin J. Miyazaki by Anthony Santoro.


Bio: Kevin J. Miyazaki is an artist and photographer born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Japanese American parents originally from Hawai‘i and Washington state. His artwork often focuses on issues of ethnicity, family history and memory. The incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is of particular interest to Miyazaki, whose father spent time at both Tule Lake and Heart Mountain camps. His work has been exhibited in a variety of locations, including The Center for Photography at Woodstock (New York), The Haggerty Museum of Art (Milwaukee) The Rayko Photo Center (San Francisco) and Photographic Center Northwest (Seattle). His magazine assignment clients include The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, AARP, Martha Stewart Living and Architectural Digest. Miyazaki holds a BA in Graphic Design from Drake University and is a member of the adjunct faculty at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.