Jen Mitsuko recently moved to Southern California from Portland, OR. Where she launched her artist career and defined what being an artist means to her. She moved from Las Vegas, NV after obtaining her BFA in Art Photography, and a BA in Film.
Her background is printing in a darkroom for hours at a time, and using various cameras from 35mm to 4x5 cameras. She currently uses her TLR and 4x5 but she mostly uses her DLSR for her current work.
Some of her work looks like a photograph while others have a painterly look and feeling. Jen believes that art is the soul of society, and strives to create art every time she picks up a camera.
Recently she received Honorable mention 7th Photography Masters Cup International Color Awards,
Honorable mention from International Photography Awards 2012, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, and officially selected in PX3 Prix De La Photographi Paris. She was recently published in F-Stop magazine "Landscape" issue and PHOTO+ a Korean photographic arts magazine. She is also published in Photographers Forum “Best of Photography 2010” where she was award a certificate of Excellence is Photography by Photographer Forum.