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Yu Maeda was born in 1984 in Kumamoto, Japan, and went on to graduate from Kyoto Seika University. Yu Madea has made many animations for commercials as a freelance for 7 years in Toky and is based in Southern California since 2014.

Hand-numbered edition of 250
Embossed with the Heliotrope Foundation logo

All proceeds from the Heliotrope Prints series benefit the Heliotrope Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by artist Caledonia Curry (Swoon) to advance the values & vision of her community-based projects. The Heliotrope Foundation supports three core projects: Braddock Tiles in Braddock, Pennsylvania; Konbit Shelter in Cormiers, Haiti, and The Music Box Village in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Find more about The Heliotrope Foundation at

Artist: Yu Maeda
Year: 2019
Medium: Archival Pigment Print on Canson Mi-Teintes Fine Art Paper
19.0" x 13.0"