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March 13th, 2009
'What Isn't, Is' at Texas State


Texas State will feature the works of artists Alyson Fox, Mimi Kato and Misako Inaoka during an exhibit called, “What Isn’t Is,” from March 10 to April 7. The exhibit is located in galleries 1, 2, and 3 of the J.C. Mitte Building.

The artists’ work focuses on identity issues, and includes sculpture, drawings, painting and photographs.

Fox, who also is a clothing designer, received her master’s degree from the University of Colorado and worked as a visual designer for the clothing and decor retailer Anthropolgie. She has been featured in the New York Times, as well as Domino and O Magazine.

Kato received her master’s degree from the University of Texas-San Antonio and works as a photographer. Her work is featured in the Federal reserve Bank in Houston, along with exhibitions in Ireland and across the U.S.

Inaoka is known for using a variety of natural and man-made materials to create her work. Her influences come from her Japanese heritage and her work has been featured in a variety of galleries from Italy to California. She recieved her master’s degree from Mills College, In Oakland, California.

The exhbit, sponsored by the Texas State Department of Art and Design, is free and open to the public. For more information contact Mary Mikel Stump at (512) 245-2664.

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