Makoto Fujimura, recently appointed Director of Fuller's Brehm Center, is an artist, writer, and speaker who is recognized worldwide as a cultural shaper. Fujimuras work is represented by Artrue International and has been exhibited at galleries around the world. He is one of the first artists to paint live on stage at New York Citys legendary Carnegie Hall as part of an ongoing collaboration with composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra. <br> A popular speaker, he has lectured at numerous conferences, universities and museums. Fujimura founded the International Arts Movement in 1992, a non-profit whose Encounter conferences have featured cultural catalysts such as Dr. Elaine Scarry, Dennis Donoghue, Billy Collins, Dana Gioia, Calvin DeWitt and Miroslav Volf. <br> In 2011 the Fujimura Institute was established and launched the Four Quartets, a collaboration between Fujimura, painter Bruce Herman, Duke theologian/pianist Jeremy Begbie, and Yale composer Christopher Theofanidis, based on T.S. Eliots Four Quartets. He is a recipient of four Doctor of Arts Honorary Degrees; from Belhaven University in 2011, Biola University in 2012, Cairn University in 2014 and Roanoke College, in February 2015.