About the Artist

Image by Paula Court, 2021.

Moko Fukuyama is a Japanese artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work is driven by the art of storytelling and personal narratives. Through art, she creates open and sympathetic spaces to explore the socioeconomic realities and psychology of everyday life. Fukuyama has received grants, fellowships and commissions from notable art institutions such as Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Foundation For Contemporary Arts, SOHO20, MacDowell, Yaddo, Recess, The Shed, and more. She has collaborated with Yo! Vinyl Richie, Aki Onda, Virginia Overton, Ryan Foerster, Hannah Buonaguro, Sam Moyer, Aidas Bareikis, Meredyth Sparks, Lucky DeBellevue, Peter Bussige, Kevin Davis, Travis Thatcher, Ryan Maguire, Paige Naylor, Woodly Sullender, Connor Owens, Anna Rosen, Benny Merris, Joel Morrison, Maria Chavez, Noah Sparks, Kiki Kudo, Miho Hatori, Chuck Bettis, Aaron Suggs and many more artists. She is a current resident at ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, New York). She is a 2021 Franconia Sculpture Park Fellow in Shafer, Minnesota. Her most recent project “American Recordings, Act I: American Harvest & Act II: American Frequency” was produced by and presented at The Kitchen, New York in spring 2021.

Website: mokofukuyama.com

Instagram: @happy_mountains