Chieko was born in Japan and later moved to the United States. Her art education began at an early age and continued with numerous famous artists both in Japan and in California. In addition to many awards, she was recently published in "Pastel Journal". She was among 100 accepted from over 4000 entries. These pastel submissions represented the "World's Best". Other awards include "Las Vegas Celebrating Life 2004" - Best of Show - Silly Cat in Vanity. Her works are currently being exhibited at Galleria de Chavez in Las Vegas. Chieko is an art instructor and as many of her students will agree, painting with Chieko is enjoyable and relaxing.
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