matthew matsuoka

Exhibitions and Announcements

Coming to Addington Gallery, Chicago in May 2011

Matthew Matsuoka's paintings will be represented by the Addington Gallery in Chicago starting May 2011

Recent Exhibits

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

Official press release

PDF of Exhibition Catalog (7.1 MB) can be downloaded here.

Exhibition Catalog (86 pages) can be purchased at blurb.com below.

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Recent Press

"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

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"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

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Recent Commissions

2010, Thunder Valley Hotel
Sacramento, CA
3 painting in main lobby, 3 paintings in V.I.P. lounge