Junko Yamamoto, a Tokyo-born multimedia artist, has been drawing since the age of 3 and knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a career in art. While oil painting has been her primary medium, she also engages in printmaking and produces mixed media installations.
Junko has exhibited at the venues including 3331 Arts Chiyoda(Tokyo), SAM Gallery(Seattle) and Out of Sight 2017(Seattle), Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Tokyo), Seattle Asian Art Museum, Westcott House(Springfield Ohio), ARTS at King Street Station (Seattle), GAS Gallery(Torino Italy).  Her public/private collections include Children and Family Justice Center, Harborview Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, UW Medicine, Microsoft and Google.

She has received a 4Culture Individual Art Grant, an Emerging Artist Grant Award from the Allied Arts Foundation, a GAP Award from Artist Trust and an invitation to the Professional Artist-in-Residence Program at the Pratt Fine Arts Center. She is a member of the Japanese artist collective and represented by J Rinehart Gallery where she will have her solo show in August of 2023. She lives and works in Seattle WA.

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