Artist George Akimoto passed away on May 20, 2010 in his house in Stockton, California at the age of 87.  Artistic life achievements of George Akimoto are in the series of his humorous comics’ drawings, illustrations and movie posters.  Remarkable portraits and Aviation art by George Akimoto are proudly preserved and presented by San Diego Air & Space Museum for aerospace enthusiasts to enjoy for many generations to come. 

Heartfelt gratitude to the niece of George Akimoto Dr. Georgia Baba, his daughter Tracy Williams and son-in-law Lloyd Williams for their invaluable assistance with exhibition and providing photographs and documents from the personal collection of the artist. 

Special thanks for collaboration to Jeff Whalen, Special Collections Librarian at Long Beach Public Library in Long Beach, California. 


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