Asuka Ohsawa is a visual storyteller who works primarily in the medium of printmaking, artist’s books, and drawing. Her graphic works fuse elements of popular culture, found images, and comics to reveal personal narratives that mine the wonders and worries of her world.
Her works are included in numerous public and private collections, including: Center for Book Arts in New York, NY; San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA; Emily Carr University of Arts and Design, Vancouver, Canada; State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY; Ohio University, Athens, OH; the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, Wellington Management, Boston, MA; Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH; and Japigozzi Collection, New York, NY. She received BFA from California State University, Long Beach, and MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. She was previously an assistant professor and the department chair in the printmaking department at San Francisco Art Institute.