Art Sanctuary Allan West

Area: Yanaka
Address: 1-6-17 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo [map]
Phone: 03-3827-1907 03-3827-1907
Access: 494 m from Nezu Station Chiyoda Line (C14)
0.6 km from Sendagi Station Chiyoda Line (C15)
0.8 km from Nippori Station Yamanote Line (JY7)Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK16)Jōban Line (JJ5)Keisei Main Line (KS2)
Hours: Mon to Sat: 1pm - 5pm, Sundays: 3pm to 5pm

This is both the studio and gallery of Nihonga (Japanese style painting) artist Allan West.

Originally hailing from Washington DC, West came to Japan in 1982 to study the art of traditional Japanese painting from master Kayama Matazo at Tokyo University of the Arts.

The gallery is a 5 minute walk from Nezu Station.