Wendy Maruyama. • Courtesy Photo
Wendy Maruyama. • Courtesy Photo

Wendy Maruyama is a professor of art at San Diego State University. She is an acclaimed artist who has worked in metalwork, jewelry design, and most prominently, in wood working and furniture design. Our contributing writer Chizu Omori caught the traveling exhibit of the entire “Executive Order 9066: The Tag Project” when it was in San Jose. It will next open in San Francisco at the Museum of Craft and Design on October 4 and remain on view through January 4, 2015. Maruyama will speak at Bellevue Arts Museum as part of “The Art of Gaman” exhibit’s educational activities. She will talk about the Tag Project at the museum on September 5 at 7:00 p.m. And on Saturday, September 20 at 3:30 p.m., “Within the Silence,” a free theatrical look at the Internment, will be presented by Living Voices. For details, visit www.bellevuearts.org.

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