The Art Omi Pavilions is a broad collective, brought together by the transformative power of creative expression. We invite select artists or collectors to design, curate, and install signature Pavilions dedicated solely to showcasing their unique work, in their individual ways.
Rakuko Naito, Untitled (Burnt edge swirl), 2020 | Courtesy Shoshana Wayne Gallery
Meet Our Collaborators
Born in 1932 in Nagoya, Japan, Tadaaki Kuwayama graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (1956), having studied nihonga, a traditional form of Japanese painting on paper or silk that uses naturally derived pigments and puts extreme emphasis on outlines and tonal modulation.
Born in Tokyo, Japan, Naito studied at the Tokyo National University of Art. After her graduation, in 1958, she moved to New York, where she has lived and worked ever since. Naito’s first solo exhibition was at the World House Gallery in New York in 1965. She was an artist in residence at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in 2003 and her works have been featured throughout the United States, Europe and Japan,
Institute for Studieson Latin American Art
Based in New York City, the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) advances scholarship, public engagement, and the international visibility of art from Latin America.
Alice Aycock has lived in New York City since 1968. She received a B.A. from Douglass College and an M.A. from Hunter College. She was represented by the John Weber Gallery in New York City from 1976 through 2001 and has exhibited in major museums and galleries nationally as well as in Europe and Japan.