Emily Hanako Momohara

Hanako Momohara
Art Discipline: 
Cincinnati, OH
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 13, 2009 to Jul 24, 2009

Emily Hanako Momohara is inspired by Japanese American culture and issues of legacy. She has exhibited nationally, most recently at the Light Factory with Artists: Mary Ellen Mark, Sara Moon and others. She has been a visiting artist at several residency programs including the Center for Photography at Woodstock and has given lectures nationally. Momohara grew up near Seattle, Washington and earned her BFA in Photography and her BA in Art History from the University of Washington. She went on to receive her MFA in Expanded Media from the University of Kansas, where she studied under Roger Shimomura. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati where she heads the photography major