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Leiko Ikemura
Biography
1951
Born in Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
1967
Enters in Tsu high school.
1970
Graduate of Tsu high school.
Enrolls in Osaka University of Foreign Studies, majoring in Spanish language. (Unfinished undergraduate degree.)
1972
Moves to Salamanca and studies in the summer school for foreigners to learn Spanish language. Moves to Granada. Studies Spanish language in the University of Granada.
1973
Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts of Seville, Spain. (Scuela Superior de Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de Hungaria, Sevilla, Spain.)
1978
Graduate of the University of Fine Arts of Seville, Spain.
1983
"Nuernberger Stadtzeichnerin", Artist residency grant by Faber-Castell & Nuremberg, Germany.
1985
Moves to Cologne, Germany.
1991
Appointed professor for painting at the Berlin University of the Arts, Germany.
She lives and works in Berlin and Cologne, Germany.
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