Tilsa Tsuchiya 

(B. 1928 – D. 1984 )

 

Tilsa Tsuchiya Castillo was a contemporary Peruvian prtint maker and painter. She is considered one of the greatest exemplars of Peruvian painting for having won the prestigious Bienal of Teknoquimica Prize for painting. Her teacher, Ricardo Grau, had also been presented the Bienal award in a previous year. Tsuchiya graduated from the Escuela Nacional Superior Autónoma de Bellas Artes of Peru in 1959.