Yoko NogamiYoko Nogami
Yoko Nogami was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She received her Bachelor of ?Fine Art degree from Boston University and received a Master of Fine Art degree from? University of South Florida. She apprenticed with Mexican American muralist Judith F. Baca in Los Angeles, assisted in the production of World Wall and Guadalupe Mural Project in 1989-90. ? Though possessing a strong background in painting, she also incorporates video, installation and performance as an interdisciplinary artist, driven by her research in cultural identity?/ displacement and gender issues.?? Her works have been shown internationally from Tokyo to Berlin, Germany. Most recent endeavor, HOMEBOUND by Project: HOME collective gained much interest locally, based on a public art project focusing on a concept of HOME. She lives in St. Petersburg, Florida where she is an adjunct professor at University of South Florida, University of Tampa and The Art Institute of Tampa.