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Chie Nishio

     Chie Nishio studied photojournalism at Tokyo’s Sogo Photo School in the 1960s and has been a freelance editorial and documentary photographer ever since. She covered the 1964 Tokyo Olympics for the Associated Press, did photo essays on coal mining, a fishing village, a new settlement in Hokkaido (Japan’s northern island), and a variety of other subjects. In 1967 she visited the People’s Republic of China during the Cultural Revolution and took pictures for AP that were published in newspapers around the world.
     Since 1970 she has been photographing the children of Harlem; Native Americans in the Dakotas and New Mexico; and other minority groups in America. Her work has appeared in numerous individual and group shows in Japan and the United States.

"Herd", 2002
16” x 20”

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