Chieko Murasugi

Chapel Hill, NC

Chieko Murasugi was born in Tokyo, grew up in Toronto, and lived in San Francisco for 22 years before moving to the Triangle in 2012. She is currently a full-time painter at Golden Belt Arts in Durham, NC. Murasugi completedĀ a BFA in Visual Arts (York University, Toronto), a PhD in Experimental Psychology, and postdoctoral training in visual neuroscience. Her approach to painting is intuitive and process-oriented with the goal of creating structure and volume within irrational spaces. Select exhibitions include Works on Paper NYC III at Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island City, NY; FRESH at Artspace, Raleigh, NC; and a two-person show at Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC.