Discipline: Visual Art

Mary Ijichi

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: San Francisco, CA
MacDowell fellowships: 2001
Mary Ijichi is a painter and visual artist who was born in Oakland and received her degree in B.S. at the University of California in San Francisco and her B.A. at UC’s Berkeley campus. She has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Andrea Schwartz Gallery and at the George Billis Gallery in Los Angeles. There have been many articles about Mary Ijichi, including “Way Bay’ at UC Berkeley strays way off path” written by Charles Desmarais for The San Francisco Chronicle in 2018.



Mary Ijichi worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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