What is FFS?
Project History
2003 Exhibition
Gallery of Past Exhibits
FFS in the Classroom

Collaborating organizations:

Japanese American
National Museum

Korean American

Plaza de la Raza

Watts Towers
Arts Center

Santa Barbara Museum
of Natural History

Skirball Museum

Welcome to the gallery of finding family stories exhibitions
from 1995-1998.

You may click on an artist's name to get information about the artist, or click on the thumbnail or the title to view a certain piece,or click here to go through the gallery.

Judy Chan
Not Welcome There,1996
Oil on paper with menus, Top panel 20 x 60 inches, Bottom panel 40 x 60inches

Heeyeon Chang
Untitled, 1994
Mixed Media Installation

Michael Cho
Another America, 1995
Color video, 56 minutes

Joyce Dallal
Finding Home,1998

Charles Dickson
Ancestral Tree,1992-6
Avocado tree and mixed media, 108 x 48 x 36 inches, 20 inches diameter

Aaron Glass
Aronit Ha'zikharon (Little Cabinet of Memory), 1997,1998

Glenn Kaino
Wheel of Fortune,1995
Mixed Media installation, 72 x 96 x 12 inches

Soo Jin Kim
Distance, 1994-5
Mixed media installation, 26 x 37 x 37 inches

Karen Kimura
Kome (Four Generations of Rice), 1995
Folded offset printed paper with photographs and text, dimensions variable

Frank LaPena
I Was Young When My Father Died: Sending the Spirit Home, 1997

Yong Soon Min
Talking Herstory,1990
Mixed media paper, 30 x 22.25 inches

Kori Newkirk
Swings in the FamilyTree..., 1996
Mixed media installation, dimensions variable

Linda Nishio
Kikoemasu ka?(Can you hear me?), 1982/1995
Photographs and text, 58 x 42.5 inches

Miguel Angel Reyes
Tehuana, 1996
Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches

Julie Sim-Edwards
Oh, Daddy..., 1992-5
Watercolor and collage, 17 x 22 inches

David Alan Yamamoto
Fountain, 1995
Silver gelatin print on wood, 168x 84 inches

Kim Yasuda
Resuscitation, 1997

Read related essays:
Everybody has a Story: Who's Listening?
Shoulder to Shoulder


An Arts Partnership Project of the Japanese American National Museum

This project is made possible in part by a grant the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Weingart Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Members and Donors of the Japanese American National Museum and the California Arts Council.

What is FFS? Project History 2003 Exhibition Gallery of Past Exhibits FFS in the Classroom