Printmaker. Born 1952 in Saitama Prefecture and raised in Osaka. Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts Graduate Department of Western Painting. With an urban, light, stylish use of color, she creates a unique world in her copperplate prints. She fuses her art with music and poetry for collaborations that transcend genre. She has also created many bindings and illustrations for books. In 2002, held "Yamamoto Yoko's Art Amusement Park" traveling exhibition in 10 places nationwide. 2007, created stained glass for the Railway Museum, and in 2008 created stained glass mosaic for Shinjuku Sanchome Station on the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line. 2009, held a solo exhibiton of the 24 hanging scrolls from "Yamamoto Yoko's Princesses" (Kodansha) at Gallery Agenzia04 (Bologna, Italy).

2009~2010, gathered attention from "Girls from a Strange Land-Yamamoto Yoko's Wonderland" Exhbition (Fukuyama Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama). Awards:
1978, Contemporary Japanese Hanga Exhbition Awards Seibu Award
1980, Kyoto City Newcomer Artist Award
1983, Korea International Print Biennale Award
2007, Kyoto Prefecture Culture Awards Achivement Award
2011, Kyoto Artistic Culture Award
3013, Heisei 25 Kyoto City Cultural Achivement Award, and others
From 2005, has been actively creating "hospital art" such as murals for medical buildings.






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