Tetsuo Ochikubo (1923-1975). UNTITLED, c.1960. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches; 32 x 42 inches framed. Exceptional example by this Japanese artist of Hawaiian birth. Signed lower right. Excellent condition with no damage or restoration.
Birth place: Waipahu, Territory of Hawaii
Death place: Hapuna Beach, HI (drowned)
Addresses: Hilo, HI
Profession: Painter, designer
Studied: Syracuse Univ. (M.F.A.); ASL; AIC
Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1960, 1962; Corcoran Gal biennial, 1961; Krasner Gal, NYC, 1970s; WMAA. Awards: John Hay Whitney Foundation fellowship, 1957-58; Guggenheim fellowship, 1958-59; Tamarind Lithography Workshop fellowship, Ford Foundation, 1961.
Work: Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst.; Honolulu Acad. Art; Albright-Knox Art Gal.; Chrysler Mus.; LACMA. Commissions: sculpture-painting, State Hawaii, Hilo, 1972.
Comments: Preferred medium: oils. Teaching: Mary Washington Col., Fredericksburg, VA, 1961-63; Syracuse Univ., 1964-70s; printmaking, ASL, 1971.