PAUL KIKUCHI | Vice President
Paul Kikuchi is an artist, activist, and educator. His current research centers around Japanese-American history and experience, studied through the lens of music collections - both of individuals and of the broader JA community. Paul became involved at the JCCCW as a volunteer in 2014, cataloging, digitizing, and studying the community-donated 78rpm record collection. His interdisciplinary artworks seek to generate reflection and dialogue, especially in the context of history, community, and identity, and to give voice to marginalized communities and peoples.
Paul teaches a wide variety of courses in the arts and humanities has received funding and support from organizations such as the NEA, 4Culture, the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, and Chamber Music America, among others.