Miyoko Ito was an abstract painter from the United States. Miyoko Ito was born in Berkeley, California in the year 1918.
Ito received a fantastic education attending the Art Institute of Chicago and the Smith College located in Northhampton, Massachusetts. She also studied at the University of California at Berkeley.
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The artist received a Guggenheim fellowship.
Ito was imprisoned at the Topaz relocation center in Utah during World War 2.
For much of her painting career Ito was based out of Chicago. She joined a group of like minded artists who called themselves the Allusive Abstractionists in 1981.
Miyoko Ito passed away in 1983. She was 65 years old.
Works by the artist can be found in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum in New York City and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C.
Miyoko Ito was a wonderful pioneer in the abstract movement. She had a gift for creating images that have a great sense of dimension and wonderful use of color. My favorite aspect of her style of design is her use of a wide variety of shapes.