Seiko Tachibana

Fern-butterfly Series


Seiko Tachibana

Tachibana’s prints take their inspiration from nature, a meditation on the forms and shapes of water, ferns and the basic elements of life.

Seiko Tachibana was born in Japan and completed her Masters of Art Education at Kobe University, Japan.

Her distinctive work balances Asian tradition with minimalist modernity. Tachibana’s work is exhibited internationally and has been acquired by many museum collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum, Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, The Portland Art Museum as well as others throughout the USA, Europe and Japan.

She received an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in 1995, and has since received many awards including Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Award. She has been living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1993.