Photo by Kip Fulbeck. INK DRAGON: This powerful creature dominates this hikae chest panel with 3/4-length sleeves by Yebis. Courtesy of Artist Kip Fulbeck and the Santa Barbara Independent.

MFA Alum Kip Fulbeck mentioned in

Perseverance at the Japanese American National Museum

By Charles Donelan for the Santa Barbara Independent on June 11, 2014

Congratulations to Fulbeck and to Horitaka for allowing outsiders a glimpse of this vibrant international subculture...As Horiyuki puts it, the paradigm of the Japanese tattoo “is no longer bound by locale and the cultural identity of its purveyors and collectors, yet it is still a recognizable entity” ...

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Kip Fulbeck is an UC San Diego Visual Arts MFA Alum.

On View Through September 14, 2014
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012