Sugita a third-generation Japanese-American he was born in 1944 in Poston, Arizona, in a location camp, incarcerated with his family for four years.

He received a degree in Engineering was well as art studies at UCLA and the Kawai Sumi-e School. He was trained in a variety of media, but settled on brush painting because of its directness and immediacy.

The artist passed away from cancer in 2008.

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