Edwin Ushiro is an artist from Hawaii who currently resides in Southern California.  After earning a BFA with Honors in Illustration from the Art Center College of Design, he has been working in the entertainment industry as a Concept Designer, Storyboard Artist and Illustrator for clients including: Sony, 20th Century Fox, Fox Animation, Jim Henson, Warner Brothers and Lady Gaga.  In addition, he has been exhibited at venues worldwide including the Villa Bottini in Italy, the Museum of Kyoto, and the Honolulu Museum of Art.

During his residency, Edwin will create paintings which explore the oral traditions, focusing on ghosts and legends, of the Pikes Peak region.  The final result will be displayed on Lake Street through the winter.  Edwin will interview residents of the community in service of the art, by collecting local folklore and ghost stories and will provide various workshops inclusive of Plein Air sketching, composition, drawing and painting.