Sister Frances Xavier Shimotsuma

Sister Frances Xavier Shimotsuma
modernist serigraphs, 1973
22 x 14″
artist proofs
$375 per print

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Sister Francis
Xavier Shimotsuma completed her first
college degree at Mount St. Mary’s in
1963 . Earlier, in 1961, she had re-
turned to Japan to make her prst vows
as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

A scholarship student at Otis Art
Institute, Sister obtained her M.F.A.
in 1977 and did graduate study the
following year.

With more than a dozen juried
shows to her credit. Sister Francis has
exhibited from California to New York
and participated in invitational shows

Her teaching experience includes
secondary schools in Japan and Los
Angeles, Mount St. Mary’s, and
College of St. Rose, Albany, where she
was artist-in-residence.