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L.I.P.Y. (L’essentiel est Invisible pour les Yeux)

One more week to the exhibition [In the Details]! This will be my first time to show my mixed media works in my native country Japan. I’m going to Tokyo for this. Hope to see you there!  The artist page is … Continue reading

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‘Mono no aware’ and Japanese mentality

As I researched Japanese ancient poems *‘Hyakunin Isshu’ 百人一首  and keep creating my encaustic mixed media art series that is related to it by investing my emotions and imagination, I started to feel a ‘Mono no aware’ feeling/mentality is in some … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence -Part 3

Today’s post is additional information such as meals and extra activities outside of studio at the Artist-in-Residency offered by Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts in the U.S. You can find more information about Artist-in-Residence (AIR) in my previous posts based … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence -Part 2

*AIR in Japan and For further info  were added (on Sep. 20). As continued from my previous post, this is about Artist-in-Residence (AIR), Part 2.  During the Brush Creek Foundation of the Art (BCFA) AIR last month, we had an open studio event. … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence

Experience & Review from the Artist in Residence  This summer, I humbly feel honored to be selected as a visual artist for Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts Artist-in-Residence (AIR) in the U.S.A. It was my second time to experience … Continue reading

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Holiday Shows with Stars and Code

Enjoy Holiday Shows this Winter: Stars, Code… In this beautiful holiday season, I am truly hoping you have a moment for yourself – even in the middle of busy time. Treat yourself with quiet time by walking in a park, … Continue reading

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Driven by Ideas and Emotions: Artist as Maker, Thinker, Feeler

 Until someone mentioned, I didn’t even realize that my works have emotion. I have been told since I started making art even with photography. The subjects were not people themselves but mostly cityscapes with concept in semi-abstract way; gelatin silver black … Continue reading

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