Laurie Harue Sumiye

Laurie Sumiye is a Hawai`i-born environmental artist and filmmaker who investigates tensions between humans and nature. She has exhibited her artwork in New York, Los Angeles, Hawai`i and internationally, in the UK, South Africa and Brazil and shown her award-winning films at DOC NYC, BAMcinemaFest and PS1MoMA. She has an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College, BA & BS in Art and Communications from Bradley University, and studied art at Lorenzo De’ Medici in Florence and Pratt Institute. Laurie is an Assistant Professor of Film & Transmedia at the Academy for Creative Media at University of Hawaii-West Oahu.


A Paradise Lost

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