Shu Kuge is an artist who was born in Tokyo. After having worked at a post office for five years, he moved to the US in 1990. He has lived in NYC, Santa Barbara, Berkeley, State College, and since 2008, he and his partner have been dividing their time between Tokyo and San Francisco. From 2003 to 2007 he taught Comparative Literature at Penn State. Currently, Shu is making woodcut prints for self-publishing. Many images are inspired by Tokyo and San Francisco.