Sherry Fowler


Sherry Fowler received her Ph.D. in Japanese Buddhist Art History in 1995. She is Associate Professor of Japanese Art History at University of Kansas. Among her publications are Muroji: Rearranging Art and History at a Japanese Buddhist Temple (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005); “Locating Tomyoji and Its “Six” Kannon,” in Capturing the “Original”: Archives for Cultural Properties (Tokyo: National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, 2010); “Views of Japanese Temples and Shrines from Near and Far: Precinct Prints of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries,” Artibus Asiae 68/2 (2008); and “Travels of the Daihoonji Six Kannon Sculptures” Ars Orientalis 36 (2006). She is currently writing a book on the images of the Six Kannon cult in Japan.