Toko Shinoda


Born 1913 in Dairen, Manchuria, China. Moved to Tokyo in 1914. Studied calligraphy and Japanese waka poetry from 1919-35, then began teaching calligraphy in 1935. She started to paint in the abstract style in 1947.


ink and pigments on paper
30 x 19 cm w

Reference: Marjorie Chu, Understanding Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, p. 167