In the 1950s Japanese artist Ushio Shinohara began dipping his boxing gloves in paint and ink and hitting paper, walls and canvases to create art. A slew of new exhibitions, including one currently at the CUAC, has brought Shinohara back into the limelight. His boxing paintings from the 1950s An award-winning documentary at Sundace also tells the story of his artist wife, Noriko. Shawn Rossiter explores both film and exhibit in the February 2013 edition of 15 Bytes.
The founder of Artists of Utah and editor of its online magazine, 15 Bytes, Shawn Rossiter has undergraduate degrees in English, French and Italian Literature and studied Comparative Literature in graduate school before pursuing a career in art.