Harumo Sato is a Japanese visual artist living in Mountain View. After traveling and living in Japan, France, Morocco, Tunisia, Italy, and Spain, she earned a BA from University in Buffalo, NY 2015. Through experiencing sudden sickness and severe natural disasters in her early life, her work aims to seek coexistence with nature and harmony with others for our true happiness and peace by combining psychology and the spirit of prehistoric to medieval artifacts in the Mediterranean Sea and Japan. Her painting and hand-pulled screen prints are in public and private collections and have been exhibited in diverse solo and group shows in California and New York. She has received commissions for murals and installations from Pow! Wow! San Jose, Superfine! Fair, Facebook, and Target Corporation. She also creates colorful and whimsical illustrations for organizations which make positive impacts on the community, clients include: SJMADE, San Jose Taiko, SV@Home, Culture Magazine. She has a studio at the Cubberley Artist Studio Program in Palo Alto.
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