Paul Horiuchi was an important figure in the American Northwest art
circles during the 1950's and 1960's.
A close friend of Mark Tobey, he was born in Japan in
1906, and as a young man studied calligraphy, sumi painting and watercolors.
He came to the United States in 1922, and moved to Seattle, Washington in
He became the "Master of Collage" uniting his skillful
use of paint and the careful application of rice paper. His first one man
show was at the Dusanne Gallery after which his work was exhibited at the
Seattle Art Museum.
He received many honors and awards and his work is
found in the collections of major museums. He died in 1999.
Another detail of this artwork is below.