Natsuko Matsumura is a multimedia artist from Japan who mainly focuses on fine art street photography and printmaking. Natsuko currently lives and works in New York. Her works come from a struggle of her identity. Her works call for self-awareness as well as the social awareness of human existence in a sad /lonely way. Her works, which deal with observations of people’s existence and behavior, evoke the feeling of isolation. Coming from Japan where it has traditions and rules, she has been struggling to deal with her nationality and tradition versus being free in a different country and cultures especially in the mixed cultures of New York. Conveying these uneasy feelings, which can’t be explained by words, is important to her. She believes that her feelings, thoughts, and energies are conveyed in her artwork through long process of printmaking or film photography. She earned her BFA in photography at Hunter College in 2014. After graduation, she continued to study photography in a darkroom under photographer Francisco Bravo. Her works are in private collections, Zayed University in Dubai permanent collection, WAH Center in Brooklyn, permanent collection, and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana permanent collection. Also, she had a solo street photography exhibition at Tenri cultural center/gallery in New york in April 2018 and several group shows throughout the country.
Camera Gear: Leica M6
Canon 5D Mark III, and Sony 7a II
Current Location: London, UK
Best Achievements & Exhibitions:
2018 Reflection – Things to Feel from the Distance, Tenri Gallery, NY
2014 Awareness of Existence, Gallery Bar, NY
2019 Magic Silver Show, The Clara M. Eagle Gallery, KY
2019 WAH Center Salon Exhibition, WAH Center, NY
2018 Black and White juried show, 311 Gallery, NC
2018 Autumn Photography Exhibition, Emerald Art Center, OR
2018 MNEMONIC juried photography exhibition, Dab Art, CA
2018 National juried photography exhibition, Kenekted X Gallery, NY
2018 special categary – Wet Chemistry award, Emerald Art Center
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