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WELCOME TO THE ONLINE PREVIEW CATALOG FOR ART FOR JOBS 2016. THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS; PHOTOS POSTED AS PIECES ARRIVE.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016
5-8pm
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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Artist: Makoto Fujimura

Charis-Kairos (The Tears of Christ)

Makoto Fujimura is an artist, writer, and speaker who is recognized worldwide as a cultural influencer by both faith-based and secular media. A Presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts (2003-2009), Fujimura has contributed internationally as an advocate for the arts, speaking with decision makers and advising governmental policies on the arts. Fujimura’s work is exhibited at galleries around the world, including Dillon Gallery (New York), Sen Gallery (Tokyo), The Contemporary Museum of Tokyo, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts Museum and Oxford House, Taiku Place (Hong Kong). He has painted live on stage at New York’s legendary Carnegie Hall as part of an ongoing collaboration with composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra. A popular speaker, he has lectured at numerous conferences and universities, including the Aspen Institute, Yale, Princeton, the Q Conference, and IAM’s Encounter 10. Fujimura’s second book, Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art and Culture, is a collection of essays bringing people of all backgrounds together in conversation and meditation on culture, art, and humanity. Fujimura founded the International Arts Movement in 1992. (This is an excerpt from Mr. Fujimura's website. Visit the site for more information about his work.)

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