Born in Japan to an ancient samurai family, Shizuko Greenblatt was raised in an environment that emphasized and honored the arts. After graduating from Toyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, she came to the United States to continue her education at UCLA. Later she became a certified interior designer and worked in the field for more than 20 years. Greenblatt studied art and the spirit of art for10 years with a noted late artist, Vicki Dolnick, who was a student of Richard Diebenkorn.
Recognized with multiple awards, many articles and publications from the press, Greenblatt’s art is held in both private and public collections around the world. Her work is continuously exhibited in solo exhibitions at venues including the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, Gallery 825 in Los Angeles, TAG Gallery in Santa Monica and LA Artcore, Union Center in Los Angeles. In Group exhibitions her works were exhibited at bG Gallery, Bergamot Art Ctr, Santa Monica, Mid-City ARTHOUSE, Culver City, CA, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum in Kitakyushu, Japan, Kyoto International Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, the Los Angeles International Airport, Terminal 1 and Gate 2, and the Ontario International Air Port of Los Angeles. Other group exhibitions include, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, The city of West Hollywood 25th Anniversary Celebration, West Hollywood, CA, Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Korean Cultural Center, in Los Angeles, French Consulate in Los Angeles, Gallery 825 in Los Angeles, Peninsula Fine Art Center Biennial National Juried Exhibition at Newport News, Virginia and Pacific Art Guild exhibitions in Playa Del Rey and many more venues.
She is a USA award winner of Patron Spirits Company’s “Simply Perfect Art Project”. Her work “Rejuvenation” created for this project was featured in the USA national advertisement campaign of Patron Spirits Co. and was printed in the March, 2012 Issue of “Interview Magazine” (founded by Andy Warhol). In October 2012, the Japanese Embassy in Switzerland acquired two of her paintings after her exhibition in Basel, Switzerland.
She is a member of the Los Angeles Art Association, affiliated with the LA Artmore and is an instructor of Japanese flower arrangement (Ikebana) of Sogetsu School. Currently she resides and works in Los Angeles.
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