“Artistry From the Lectern,” Scene, the Pictorial Magazine, September


Sunset Magazine, November


Chuo Bijitsu Magazine, October, Tokyo


New York Times, May 15

Pacific Architects and Builders, August

Architectural Record, December


Architectural Craftsmen of the Northwest: An Illustrated Directory

Asahi Journal, April

Christian Science Monitor, December


Interiors Magazine, March

Mainichi Graphic, Seattle World’s Fair Issue, July

Ladies Home Journal, November


Tokyo Shinbun (Tokyo newspaper), June 8

Art Forum, August-Volume 2


Art in Architecture, Louis Redstone

Art in America, February-Volume 52, No. 1 and December-Volume 53, No. 1


Fountains in Contemporary Architecture, American Federation of the Arts

Art Forum, May

Art News, May

Interiors Magazine, May


Art Treasures in the West, Sunset Magazine Publications

Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists, February

Christian Science Monitor, March


Sunset Magazine, September


American Institute of Architects Journal, July, Volume LII


Who’s Who in American Art

Designers West, March, Volume 16, No. 5


Art of the Thirties, University of Washington Press, Seattle


Public Art in Fresno, Chamber of Commerce, Fresno

Who’s Who in American Art


Art of the Pacific Northwest, Smithsonian Institution Press


Smithsonian Magazine, October


Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden: An Annotated Catalog of the Collection, University of California at Los Angeles

Journal of Ethnic Studies, Spring, Western Washington University, Bellingham


Northwest Traditions: Catalog and Essay. Seattle Art Museum

Sculpture in the Sun, Hawaii’s Art for Open Spaces, University of Hawaii Press, 1978, 96-97 • Radford, Georgia and Warren Radford

“Personality Profile”, Northwest Magazine, by Jane Estes; December 24, 1978


Catalog from Exhibition of Fountain Sculptures by George Tsutakawa, April, City of Sendai, Japan

Geijutsu Shincho (Japanese art magazine), June


“A Personal Statement,” Pacific Northwest Artists and Japan, Exhibition Catalogue and Essay, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Fountain Sculpture by George Tsutakawa, A Catalogue, April, City of Setagaya, Japan

“Exhilarating Fountain Sculptures of George Tsutakawa”, Asahi Journal, May 28

“Fountain Sculptures by George Tsutakawa”, Lifescape, a design quarterly, Summer

“Flower of Water that Breathes”, Kateigaho (Japanese lifestyle magazine), September

Bijutsu no Mada (Japanese art magazine), October


Fifty Northwest Artists, Chronicle Books, San Francisco

Sculpture in Public Places, Contemporary Sculpture Center, Tokyo


George Tsutakawa, by Martha Kingsbury; Bellevue Art Museum and University of Washington Press


“Obituary”, The Seattle Times Robin Updike (December 19, 1997)

Numerous feature articles and critical reviews in The Seattle Times, The Seattle Post lntelligencer, and the Seattle Weekly


Birth of a Fountain: Creation of the Seattle Public Library Fountain by George Tsutakawa, 1960.
Directed and filmed by Don McQuade. Black and white, 16mm, 30 minutes. Seattle, Washington

Fountain/Sculpture: The Design and Execution of the Spokane EXPO ’74 Fountain by George Tsutakawa.
Sculpture. Designer, and Building.
Directed and filmed by Ron Carraher, University of Washington School of Art. Color/audio, 16mm, 18 minutes. Seattle, Washington

Three Northwest Artists: Raethke, Anderson, Tsutakawa, 1976.
Directed by Jean Walkinshaw and filmed by Wayne Sourbeer for Public TV KCTS/9. Color/audio, 16 mm, 45 minutes. Seattle, Washington. Broadcast nationally on PBS.

Postscripts to Roots, with Dick Carbray and Jacob Lawrence, 1979.
Videotaped at the Media Center of Educational TV Channel 9. 60 minutes. Seattle, Washington

Northwest Visionaries, 1979.
Directed and filmed by Ken Levine. Color, 16mm, 60 minutes. Seattle, Washington. Aired nationally on educational television.

George Tsutakawa Interview, Archives of American Art Videotapes, 1987.
Directed by Ken Levine for the Smithsonian Institution Color, 20 hours. Seattle, Washington. (Stored in the Smithsonian Archives, also in the George Tsutakawa collection.)

And, news and feature coverage on KING-TV(NBC), KOMO-TV(ABC), KIRO -TV(CBS).


Ala Moana Sculpture by George Tsutakawa from 1966. Photo by Johsel NamkungGeorge Tsutakawa standing outside his home studio with Waiola Fountain, to be installed at Ala Moana Center, Honolulu, HI, 1966

George in his studio 1960sGeorge Tsutakawa with fountain sculpture models, ca 1965

George and Ayame in the studio in the 1960sGeorge Tsutakawa with wife Ayame Tsutakawa in George’s painting studio at home, ca 1960s

Fountain of Reflection by George Tsutakawa 1964Fountain of Reflection, University of Washington, 1962

George Painting a Sumi at Point of ArchesGeorge Tsutakawa painting the landscape at Shi Shi Beach, Olympic Peninsula, Washington State. Photo by Johsel Namkung, ca 1964.

Group Show at the Zoe Dusanne Gallery: Paul Horiuchi, George Tsutakawa, Zoe Dusanne, John Matsudaira, Kenjiro Nomura in 1959Japanese American artists with gallery owner Zoe Dusanne who opened the first modern art gallery in Seattle. From left, Paul Horiuchi, George Tsutakawa, Zoe Dusanne, John Matsudaira, Kenjiro Nomura. Photo by Elmer Ogawa, ca 1950.