GEORGE T. TAMURA (author of his memoir Reflections), born in Sacramento, California, on November 27 1927, attended Chouinard Art Institute and showed in numerous one-man shows in the Los Angeles area. He was employed as an award-winning art / creative director for southern and northern California companies. Mr. Tamura was recently featured in the PBS program History Detectives as host Tukufu Zuberi investigated and solved the mystery of who created the paintings of an apparent internment camp discovered in an unlabeled box.
Sadly, Mr. Tamura passed away in February 2010. His artwork was featured in the Art of Gaman exhibit held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., from March 2010 to January 2011.
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