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Shige Yamada, American artist and sculpturist. Certified teacher, Hawaii. Designated Living Treasure of Hawaii, Honpa Hongwangi Mission of Hawaii. With United States Army, 1956-1958.

Yamada, Shige was born on May 25, 1933 in Wailuku/Maui, Hawaii, United States.

Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1955. Bachelor of Education, University Hawaii, 1956. Master of Fine Arts, University Hawaii, 1966.

Art teacher Wahiawa (Hawaii) Department Education, 1958-1964, United States Military Dependents School, Itazuke, Japan, 1962-1963. Art lecturer University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1964-1968, professor College Education, 1968-1988. Professor art California State University, San Bernardino, 1971-1972.

Shige Yamada has been listed as a notable artist by Marquis Who's Who.

Yamada created a monumental bronze sculpture for the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, 1998. In 2001 Yamada's ceramic sculpture Rebirth was acquired by the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian National Museum of American Art.

Ceramics In Hawaii