Solo exhibits of art and photography include “Ephemeral Allure; Eternal Struggle“ at UC Santa Barbara Women’s Center, 2012; “Laramie: Myths and Realities,“ Thoreau Center for Sustainability; and “Double Vision: A Celebration of Hybridity,” UC Santa Barbara Multicultural Center.
She has also also exhibited with Asian American Women Artists Association, Kearny Street Workshop, Women’s Caucus for Art, SOMArts Dia de la Muertos, and California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco; and at the Women Made Gallery, Chicago; JFK University, Berkeley; University of Wyoming Art Museum, Kinsey Institute, and other venues.
She has written two books: “In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment“ and “The Century of Change: Memoirs of Nellie Nakamura” edited a third: “Distillations: Meditations on the Japanese American Experience by Four Sansei Artists,” and served as cartographer for Rebecca Solnit’s prize-winning atlases, “Infinite City: a San Francisco Atlas,” and “Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas.” Her poetry and prose have been published in several anthologies, and she is an accomplished public speaker.
Her papers are collected at UC Santa Barbara’s California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA). She serves on the advisory board of the Asian American Women Artists Association and Bay Area Society for Arts and Activism.