Yuka Imata was born in Sapporo, Japan. She moved to Boston where she earned a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts College of Art. After spending a semester abroad in Florence, Italy, she decided to move to New York. She gained essential knowledge on painting figures at the Art Students League of New York where she won two prestigious grants to travel throughout Spain for 6 months. Upon her return, she focuses on portrait painting while also exploring other subject matters, such as landscape painting and still life.
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