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Current Exhibition

A banner composing of two works from Tatsuki Hakoyama, one features a figure with a paper hat swinging a sword and another composing of eight total parts featuring origami animals.

Tatsuki Hakoyama: Searching for the Middle Path

October 16th - November 10th, 2017
Lecture: Thursday, October 26th 3 - 4 pm
Reception: Thursday, October 26th 4 - 6pm

This exhibition will feature paintings by Tatsuki Hakoyama, an artist and educator living in Grand Rapids, MI. His work depicts the struggle to find the middle ground between traditional and contemporary lifestyles based within the various countries he has lived. He received his B.S. in Art from Central Michigan University and his M.F.A. in Painting from Kendall College of Art and Design.

The lecture in conjunction with this exhibition is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


A painting by Tatsuki Hakoyama. Awaken the Giant, 80" x 54" x 4" Oil on Assemblage A painting by artist Tatsuki Hakoyama. Bushido, 2014, 60" x 36.5" x 2" Oil on Panel
A painting by Tatsuki Hakoyama. More than We Can Chew, 2014, 84" x 54" x 3" Oil on Assemblage  A painting by Tatsuki Hakoyama. When I Will Fly Far, 2013, 60" 36.5" x 2" Oil on panel

*Photos shown above may not be in the actual exhibition.

All gallery exhibitions, lectures and receptions are free and open to the public. Click the following link for open gallery hours or call (989) 964-2291. The University Art Gallery is located in the Arbury Fine Arts Center on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University,