Detail View: CVPA Student Collection: 2007

resource_ID: 
loss_of_dignity
resource_ID: 
loss_of_dignity_drain
resource_ID: 
loss_of_dignity_kamons
artist_name: 
Kawaoka , April
artist_variant_name: 
April Kawaoka
artist_nationality: 
American
artist_vital_dates: 
1978 -
UMassD_CVPA_degree: 
MFA - Artisanry
graduation_year: 
2007
area_of_study: 
Metals - Jewelry
additional_acad_degrees: 
California State University (Long Beach) BFA '03
medium: 
concrete
medium: 
nickel
medium: 
silver
medium: 
copper
work_title: 
Loss of Dignity
technique: 
metal
technique: 
sculpture - mixed media
work_date: 
2006
dimensions: 
8 x 3 x 3 diameter feet
description: 
A concrete shower drain with her kamon or family crest etched on the surface, that relates to her family's experience in Japanese-American internment camps. In the bottom of the drain is a tiny naked figured curled in a fetal position
artist_URL: 
http://www.aprilkawaoka.com/
cataloger_name: 
dcarns
record_date: 
2018/01
collection_name: 
CVPA Student & Alumni Collection
type: 
image file
format: 
.jpg - jpeg file
creation_date: 
2007
note: 
CVPA Theses Digitization Preservation Project.
copyright: 
LUNA Collections are for the sole purpose of instruction and study by faculty and students attending University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth Massachusetts. All other purposes are prohibited and require permission from the artist.