Category Archives: Quotes

現代抽象画とL.I.P.Y.シリーズ

Contemporary Abstract exhibition at Limner Gallery in NY includes Misako OBA’s encaustic mixed media from Stars and Desert project. This year, it became online show and the printed catalog for art collectors. The message behind her artwork [L.I.P.Y] Series can be found here. Continue reading

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Contemporary Abstract and My L.I.P.Y.

Contemporary Abstract exhibition at Limner Gallery in NY includes Misako OBA’s encaustic mixed media from Stars and Desert project. This year, it became online show and the printed catalog for art collectors. The message behind her artwork [L.I.P.Y] Series can be found here. Continue reading

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Felt Offended? Transform Your Emotion

Have you ever felt offended or upset because someone gave you a very hard time or seriously offended you? I guess anyone could have this experience. I am usually not easily bothered. However, one day I had a tremendous emotion … Continue reading

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Holiday Show with Stars: New Decade

Contemplate in this Holiday Season… The year 2020 is upon us. On a social and personal level, the holiday season is a busy time with family, preparing for vacation, shopping, and parties. These events are tremendous but also a bit … 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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Music and Art – Orion

updated: May 2020 “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ―Plato Recently, one of my friends had to end a relationship and she said she feels pretty upset … Continue reading

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Time You Enjoy Wasting, was Not Wasted.

“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” * This is not a typical art blog today. While my encaustic mixed media work is exhibited at a gallery in New York City, I am away from my studio, visiting my family … Continue reading

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Text in My Work and Something about Chagall

For some years now, I have been employing text in a number of my works and series. The recent works have something to do with stars, the Milky Way and deserts.  To see a couple of works, please visit my … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Feel Inspired… (Story from Chuck Close)

What would you do when you don’t feel motivated? Or the time you don’t feel inspired – for work or for anything else you need to do? Do I always feel motivated or inspired to create artwork? – No. I … Continue reading

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Story Behind the Move

New York – Seattle   O barco está mais seguro no porto, mas não é esse o objetivo dos barcos. 「船は港にいるとき最も安全であるが、それは船が造られた目的ではない。」 パウロ・コエ−リョ   “The boat is safer when anchored at the harbor, however that is not what  it’s built for.” … Continue reading

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