Shozo Sato Featured in Storied Illinois

October 27, 2023

Shozo Sato's story is a tale to tell. At age 11, he watched his hometown burn in the waning days of World War II. Nearly 20 years later, he moved to Illinois with his wife, Alice Yoshiko Ogura Sato. As the founder of the Japan House and director emeritus, Sato has built a legacy at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and at ninety years old he is still creating art.

Read more in Storied Illinois: Child of War, Man of Peace.

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