Miharu Lane

Opening Reception - Friday, July 9 – 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays, July 3 to July 18,
1:00 to 5:00 PM

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Miharu Lane began her Japanese Women Series in 1975. Influenced by Tales of Genji, written by Lady Murasaki in the 12th century Japan, and by Japonaiseri, art of Japan of the 19th century, she worked on this series till 1989. Artist like Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, James Whistler and Vincent Van Gogh were also influenced by this art, mostly woodblock prints, that came from Japan as wrappings for lacquer ware and ceramics.

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After attending Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; and California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, she dropped out of college for twent two years, finally finishing her BA in Art at East Stroudsburg University in 1992. Through Cultural Diversity Scholarship, she earned her MFA from Marywood University, Scranton, PA in 1995. The day of her graduation, she was hired by East Stroudsburg University. She has developed eleven new courses and instructed there for sixteen years. Now she is a professor emerita of art and design.

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Miharu has lived in the Poconos off and on since 1971; in Park Slope, Brooklyn, where she was involved in gentrification of a neighborhood renovating brown stone buildings, then she returned to the Poconos with fresh eyes to the beauty of the landscapes. She paints in Chincoteague Island, VA, in the Poconos, PA, and during her travels around the world.

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The museum and gallery are open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
The museum is located behind Zen Fusion on rte 611 in the beautiful town of Delaware Water Gap .
For directions and more information call 570-476-4240.




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