Miné Okubo (first name pronounced MEE-NEH; June 27, 1912 – February 10, 2001) was an American artist and writer. She is best known for her book Citizen 13660, a collection of 189 drawings and accompanying text chronicling her experiences in Japanese American internment camps during World War II.Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Okubo and her brother were interned to Tanforan Assembly Center and then the Topaz War Relocation Center from 1942 to 1944.

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  • Miné Okubo (first name pronounced MEE-NEH; June 27, 1912 – February 10, 2001) was an American artist and writer. She is best known for her book Citizen 13660, a collection of 189 drawings and accompanying text chronicling her experiences in Japanese American internment camps during World War II.Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Okubo and her brother were interned to Tanforan Assembly Center and then the Topaz War Relocation Center from 1942 to 1944. There she made over 2000 drawings and sketches of daily life in the camps, many of which were included in her book. After her release Okubo relocated to New York to continue her career as an artist, earning numerous awards and recognitions. (en)
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  • Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women's Caucus for Art ; (en)
  • American Book Award ; (en)
  • Bertha Taussig Memorial Traveling Fellowship ; (en)
  • Listed in Distinguished Asian Americans (en)
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  • Master of Fine Arts, University of California at Berkeley ; (en)
  • Studied under Fernand Léger in Paris; Diego Rivera in San Francisco (en)
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  • Citizen 13660 ; (en)
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  • Numerous works in pen and ink, oil, watercolor, tempera and gouache (en)
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  • Miné Okubo (first name pronounced MEE-NEH; June 27, 1912 – February 10, 2001) was an American artist and writer. She is best known for her book Citizen 13660, a collection of 189 drawings and accompanying text chronicling her experiences in Japanese American internment camps during World War II.Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Okubo and her brother were interned to Tanforan Assembly Center and then the Topaz War Relocation Center from 1942 to 1944. (en)
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