Tomoyo Ihaya

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Tomoyo’s primary medium is printmaking, drawing and installation work. She pursued curatorial studies at Rikkyo University and fine arts at Mount Allison, Emily Carr and Capilano College. In 2002 she obtained an MFA from the University of Alberta. She has received numerous awards including project grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and VADA award and scholarships. She placed second in the Great Canadian Printmaking Competition and received 4 honorable mentions. Her curiosity of other cultures and a strong belief that art and one’s life should be intertwined has lead her to travel and produced art work through international artist-in-residency programs in India, Mexico, Thailand, the United States (Utah) and Canada (Edmonton). She has exhibited locally, nationally and internationally.


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