By Assunta Ng I consider Luminasia at the Washington State Fair amazingly avant garde and dramatically in the style of Chihuly.
This year, the Washington State Fair — formerly known as the Puyallup Fair — is featuring a new-to-Washington attraction, Luminasia. The attraction has taken the traditional form of Chinese lantern making and modernized it for the 21st Century.
In August 1983 Gov. John Spellman signed a proclamation recognizing Japanese American citizens who were evicted from their homes and placed in wartime internment camps. A living memorial sculpture by George Tsutakawa and his son Gerard Tsutakawa was erected at the Washington State Fair to honor Japanese Americans who were temporarily housed at “Camp Harmony” […]