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“Refuge: Needing, Seeking, Creating Shelter” Opening Reception

Join us to celebrate the opening of 21c Cincinnati’s newest exhibition Refuge: Needing, Seeking, Creating Shelter.

A special presentation by featured artist Emily Hanako Momohara will follow introductory remarks by 21c Chief Curator, Alice Gray Stites.

> Lite bites provided by Chef Rose Che of The Welcome Project

> Cash bar will be available

This event is free and all are welcome! RSVP by following this link.

 

About Emily Hanako Momohara –

Emily Hanako Momohara was born in Seattle, Washington where she grew up in a mixed race family. Her work centers around issues of heritage multiculturalism, immigration and social justice.

Momohara has exhibited nationally, most notably at the Japanese American National Museum in a two-person show titled Sugar|Islands. She has been a visiting artist at several residency programs including the Center for Photography at Woodstock, Headlands Center for the Arts, Fine Arts Work Center and Red Gate Gallery Beijing. In 2015, her work was included in the Chongqing Photography and Video Biennial. Momohara has created socially driven billboards for For Freedoms and United Photo Industries. She lives and works in Cincinnati where she is Associate Professor of Art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and heads the photography major.

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