Mayumi Matsuo


Mayumi Matsuo is an internationally accomplished artist and art educator currently on the Fine Art faculty at Hiroshima City University, Japan. Her quietly provocative sculptures and installations have been exhibited in various venues in Japan, the UK and the United States. Her art practice and work with children both seek to inspire a more peaceful world not through didactic messaging but by creating genuine experiences of peace for her audience. Her long history of art study and creation in Pittsburgh includes receiving her MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990 and time in residence at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry in spring 2010.