Matthew Matsuoka's paintings will be represented by the Addington Gallery in Chicago starting May 2011
Blossoms & Thorns: The Legacy of Richmond’s Historic Japanese American Nurseries
Featuring photos of the Richmond Greenhouses by four local photographers: Ken Osborn, Ellen Gailing, Fletcher Oakes and Matthew Matsuoka.
September 14th - November 13th, 2010
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Exhibition Catalog (86 pages) can be purchased at blurb.com below.
"A Rose Grows in Richmond | Blossoms and thorns through a writer’s lens", Editorial, The East Bay Monthly, January 2011.
"Old Richmond greenhouses captured in photos", by Ron Sullivan, San Francisco Chronicle, October 6, 2010
"The Blossoming of Richmond’s Japanese American Flower Community", by Nalea J. Ko, Pacific Citizen, October 1, 2010
"APEX Express" on KPFA 94.1 FM interview, September 23, 2010
"Exhibit to Shed Light on Japanese Internment, East Bay Life" by Laura Casey, Contra Costa Times, September 12, 2010
"The Other Art Talk" on Kill Radio, Los Angeles, December 6, 2009
2010, Thunder Valley Hotel
3 painting in main lobby, 3 paintings in V.I.P. lounge