Michio Ihara
Public Art at JMU: Ihara

Internationally acclaimed artist Michio Ihara was born in Paris in 1928.  A graduate of Tokyo University of Fine Arts, he taught at Musashion Fine Arts University, also in Tokyo.  Currently Michio Ihara lives in Concord, Massachusetts having become a U.S. citizen in 2001.  You can see more of Michio Ihara's work on the artist's website and a list of his commissions from 1956-2019 is available here.

This sculpture was donated by Mr. Don Albright of Harrisonburg, VA.  You can read an interview with the donor here

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