Artist Explores "Social Amnesia" Caused By 24-Hour News Cycle

Mar 28, 2018

The artist Jave Yoshimoto works on a creation.
Credit Jave Yoshimoto

Omaha-based artist Jave Yoshimoto’s distinct style of painting blends traditional Japanese woodblock, Chinese brush painting, and comic book-like graphics.

Credit Jave Yoshimoto

The Whitney Center for the Arts in Sheridan is hosting an exhibit of Yoshimoto's work this month called “The Splintered World,” in which he explores the overwhelming and sometimes isolating nature of the 24-hour news cycle.

Wyoming Public Radio's Caroline Ballard spoke with him about the inspiration for his art. "The Splintered World" runs through April 22.