For sale at the Powell Street Festival at the NAJC table

NAJC-ShirtThe NAJC is honouring JC artists who created a large body of meaningful works in the 20th century.  In homage to Aiko Suzuki’s 1994 directory “Japanese Canadians in the Arts” we are producing a limited edition JC Artist T-Shirt recognizing over 215 Japanese Canadian professional artists who were part this publication.  By honouring the past, we hope to inspire the future.  The t-shirt features a graphic designed by Lotus Miyashita –  the original designer of the directory – in collaboration with John Endo Greenaway.  This limited edition tee is available in men’s sizes S-XXL.  20.00 includes the vendor’s percentage to the PSF.

The better news is that this is the start of a major collaborative arts’ project to acknowledge, promote and connect Japanese Canadian artists.

Lotus Miyashita, the brush stroke designer, had this to add about her design: “Japanese calligraphy. Brush strokes represent artistic expression. Movement. Nikkei heritage.”  We incorporated her quote into the t-shirt design.

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