11:00~19:00(last day~16:00)during the exhibition is seven days a week.
ITOCHU AOYAMA ARTSQUARE
Selection of materials is the beginnig. Making work happens through learning the technique of them, nor are materials chosen to actualize the themes and messages of artists. They are MATERIAL ART,which have started with love to materials. These work are of so flexible intention and sense that we can accept message of love through them. Metal, ceramic, glass, textiles, stone, wood, lacquer, and other, contemporary craft of all materials of the new generation of presentation.
Yumi Iwamoto, Momoko Ikarashi, Chihiro Oto, Megumi Kagami,
Akiko Matsuda, Masaru Hirozane, RuriTakahashi, kitaka, Minami Saito,
Ruuna Iwasaki, Ai Sudou, Rina Yasuda, Yukari Seya, Aine Miyoshi,
Ayumi Nakajima, Marie Imanaka,Eriko Unno, Satomi Ito,
Yurika Ishiyama, Sayuri Arakawa, Fuko Kan, suzukizoomae,
Takayuki Miki, Kugo Eguchi, Mafune Gonjo, Hiroto Utsunomiya,
Kana Sakuma,Kanako Watanabe, Mikari Kaito, Hiro Masuda,
Mako Murata, AYANO, Hana Okuzawa, Misa Hirata,Riko Taniwaki,
Natsuki Katsukawa, Riko Shimizu, Kazuma Shimomura, Shogo Nunoshita, Mao Kurihara, Mitsumi Irahara, Seiko Kajiura
Produce : PEPPER’S PROJECT
Co-produce : ITOCHU Corporation
CI Plaza B1, 2-3-1 Kita-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061
ITOCHU Corporation, as part of its social contribution activities, opened ITOCHU AOYAMA ART SQUARE in October 2012 in the CI Plaza, a commercial facility adjacent to ITOCHU’s Tokyo headquarters. Through the power of art, we aim to develop future generations, to contribute to the local community, and to promote domestic and international arts and culture.
ARTIST TALK 6/11sat 14:00~ Mafune Gonjo“traveling, changing and art practice” Kazuma Shimomura”The delight of firing” 6/ 18sat 14:00~ Mitsumi Irahara” Culture of a prayer is told by URUSHI” AYANO”FROG MONSTER and Ayano” 6/25sat 14:00~ Seiko Kajiura”Metal casting for my art work” Takayuki Miki”Materials and Art and its meaning”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK 6/11sat 14:00~ Mafune Gonjo ” traveling, changing and art practice” Introduction of past works and how about what is career continued to work in a foreign country. About Contemporary Craft circumstances of Sweden. Glass artist /Stockholm resident Mafune Gonjo was born 1984 in Japan. She moved to Sweden 2008 and took a Master Degree at Konstfack (College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm. After one year of project program at the Royal University of Fine Art 2010-2011, she started working as a freelance artist. Mafune is based in Stockholm, exhibits and works in different cities all over the world; Stockholm, Paris, London and main cities in Japan and USA. She has a collection in the National Museum of Stockholm and the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey, USA.
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Mafune Gonjo ” traveling, changing and art practice”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK 6/11sat 1600~ Kazuma Shimomura ”The delight of firing” Charm and circumstances that led to that of the scarlet by the hole kiln firing. Kyoto City University Graduate School of Ceramics Department. I began making ceramic work in my boyhood. At the beginning ,my motive is the form I imagined, I made. Gradually, I attracted by the beautiful change by firing. Today, I investigate harmony between the beauty and my expression. Recently, I investigate “Hiiro” (the color of flame). It is a kind of traditional beauty of ceramic, orange color developed by flame of wood kiln without graze or pigment. It is just the color of flame and the line of flame. In this work, I imagined if the color developed on manufactured forms, and selected some forms by my sense of beauty for the frame. Wood kiln gives me various beauty even same form in same time. I try to find firing beauty, and hope to share the delight with you! I love kiln.
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Kazuma Shimomura ”The delight of firing”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK 6/ 18sat 14:00~ Mitsumi Irahara ”Culture of a prayer is told by URUSHI” I seek the role of Urushi from the excavated goods from ruins and from Urushi of Asia . Urushi artist / Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of urushi major completion. URUSHI is cured with a certain temperature , the humidity , the three conditions of oxygen . I feel the mystical strength to this sap , which has been used from the time of the Jomon . URUSHI sap is the so-called blood . This scab is , heal the human mind .
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Mitsumi Irahara ”Culture of a prayer is told by URUSHI”
AYANO ”FROG MONSTER and Ayano” To produce a frog monster and From birth to it. Tama Art University Crafts Department of pottery Graduated I will help my son and a lot of people when was painful painful, I got a life force and passion. Them to try and imperceptibly born guy When you try to form, it swallowed me open your mouth.
AYANO ”FROG MONSTER and Ayano”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK 6/25sat 14:00~ Seiko Kajiura”Metal casting for my art work” I will talk whether it makes through the technique that works why metal casting, how are I doing to make, also about the difference between Indonesia and casting techniques of Japan. Metal casting artist M.A. degree at the Tokyo University of the Arts. She studied metal casting and sculpture in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, supported by Pola Art Foundation and the Agency for Cultural Affairs. After back to Japan, she founded Hakuvint Casting, her workshop in 2013. She says‘’ The process of metal casing to create figure such as the moment of the story is like a life.‘’ She loves music, music often bring her inspiration for art.
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Seiko Kajiura”Metal casting for my art work”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK 6/25sat 16:00~ Takayuki Miki ”Materials and Art and its meaning” Modeling artists Tokyo University of the Arts,Crafts Department of metal engraving graduation in the course of sending the daily life, or feel the fear unexpectedly, there is a moment to feel a sense of uncomfortableness. It is also the development and high-speed technology too, I think that's the kind of discomfort that occurs from the analog nature of the human beings that do not keep up with the speed of the change. And, at the moment when the mismatch of such inexplicable sensation occurs, you may feel the mysterious presence behind them. I, such, embody the presence to be generated from human emotions and ideas, and have been expressing by the three-dimensional modeling a part of human body and the mysterious creature as a motif.
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Takayuki Miki ”Materials and Art and its meaning”
LOVE THE MATERIAL in AOYAMA / ARTIST TALK Takayuki Miki ”Materials and Art and its meaning”
Satomi Ito I have an image in my mind that had inspired my woek. That is, the memory of the place where I used to play when I was a child. If I close my eyes, I can still see the floating grass floating on the surface of the water and the water plants awaying along the flow of the river. In every piece that I create with my hands, I recreate the essence of this scene while remembering this cherished place that I keep deep in my heart. Studied under UNNO Eriko 2015 Japan Italy Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition –DIALOGHI- 2015 Cheongju International Craft Biennale(Korea) 2014 La vie quotidienne et les objets d’art (France) 2013 Cheongju International Craft Biennale(Korea) 2012 Metal Element Four Countries(Korea) 2010 JJA Jewellery Award 2010-Merit Award 2006 Craft Competition in TAKAOKA- Judge Prize 2005 JJA Jewellery Award 2005- Excellence Award
Hana Okuzawa “Regeneration” I'd like to capture the beauty that is often overlooked in everyday life. It's already surrounded by a lot of beautiful worlds now. With that in mind I'd like to exhibit that in my work. This time I want you to experience the profound metal characteristics in the color and the variations in the world. 1992 Born in Mie,Japan 2016 B.A. Department of Craft, Metal Carving, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music 2016 now Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo, Metalwork Studio
Eriko Unno Most of the ideas of my works are inspired by the mysterious life forms in the nature. These works also got inspiration from the organic life forms that have been selected the shape for the purpose of connecting their lives to the next generation. In order to express those images, not only of the entire form but also the texture of the surface is an important element for my piece. Therefore, seeking out the appropriate texture is a significant process of my works. At the time, I try to find a technique that is completely different from jewelry making, these pieces are also using the technique of tie-dyeing which is one of the textile-dyeing technique. I hope that you will be able to imagine some of the plants from which the organic shapes are expressed in resin and metal. 2015 JJDA / AGC Collaborate Exhibition-DIALOGHI- 2014 JJDA Member’s Exhibition (Paris) 2013 The 1th Seoul International Jewelry Art Fair (Seoul) Cheongju International Craft Exhibition(Cheongju) 201２ Japan Jewelry Art Exhibition 2011 Taipei World Design EXPO Solo Exhibition –Symbiotic- (HCMC) 2009 Armory Art Center JJDA Members Exhibition(Florida) 2006 Metal Element Beyond(Seoul) 2005 Artists From Asia(Delaware) 2005,2007,2009,2013,2015 ITAMI International Craft Competition 1989 JJA Jewelry Contest JJA President Prize Affiliation Japan Jewelry Designers Association Japan Craft Design Association
Seiko Kajiura Seiko Kajiura was born in Tokyo. M.A. degree at the Tokyo University of the Arts. She studied metal casting and sculpture in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, supported by Pola Art Foundation and the Agency for Cultural Affairs. After back to Japan, she founded Hakuvint Casting, her workshop in 2013. She says‘’ The process of metal casing to create figure such as the moment of the story is like a life.‘’ She loves music, music often bring her inspiration for art. http://monasuky.shime-saba.com/ http://monasuky.blog.shinobi.jp/
Kana Sakuma ”Moment” I am fascinated with the flash motion of fish, Scales sparkling when the fish waves its body, Fins flying in water as tracing the body movement, Passion to express the momentary beauty and vitality of fish, Facing my desire to shape my passion brought this crafted fish. It's my own answer. July 8,1992/Chiba, Japan 2013 Design Festa Vol. 37 2014 GAKUTEN 2014 2015 Ginza Modern Art "ARTISTS'CAFE Vol. 13" 2015 Seikadou "The Ima-Kara Mame-Sara metalworks exhibition2015" 2016 The National Art Center,Tokyo "Asia Creative Art Exhibition 2016" Spiral Garden "Musashino Art University Graduation Works 2015"
Riko Shimizu “drawinga brooch” I groped after a graphical three-dimensional expression. It's simple and delicate.This is the jewelry you become frankly.It's simple and delicate. 1992 Born in Kangawa 2016 Graduated Tokyo University of the Arts,majoring in Crafts 2016 Tokyo University of the Arts,Master of Metal Cerving
Kanako Watanabe “ASOBIGUSA” By communicating with materials sincerely, we can understand their hidden characters. I always talk to the materials as “friends” (= the meaning of “ASOBIGUSA”), listen to them as they respond to me, and give them a hand to grant their wish. My artwork, a series of jewelry, freely represents the concealed "softness" of the metal and their spontaneous movement, through the original "cutting" technique. 1990 Nagoya, Japan 2016-4~ Tokyo university of the Arts: MA, Metal Carving 2016-3 Tokyo University of the Arts: BA, Crafts
Misa Hirata “Jump/hiyaku” By using the technique of hammering , it is difficult to express in other material , was aimed at airy form that does not feel the force of gravity to the bottom . Also book by bringing to the height of the person to design the opening of the piece eyes is found to be void , I want to create a form , such as transmitted to the person who saw the appeal of the metal of the material characteristics and hammering I think we created . Born at 1,993.5 Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture 2012.4 Tama Art Crafts Department of admission 2016.3 Tama Art Craft graduated from the Department of 2016.4 Tama Art University graduate school admission
AYANO “FROG MONSTER” I will help my son and a lot of people when was painful painful, I got a life force and passion. Them to try and imperceptibly born guy When you try to form, it swallowed me open your mouth. 1992 Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan 2013 Become a single mother of twins 2016 Tama Art University Crafts Department of pottery Graduated 2016 Tama Art University Crafts Department of pottery Graduated Exhibition
Kazuma Shimomura “Form for the color of flame” I began making ceramic work in my boyhood. At the beginning ,my motive is the form I imagined, I made. Gradually, I attracted by the beautiful change by firing. Today, I investigate harmony between the beauty and my expression. Recently, I investigate “Hiiro” (the color of flame). It is a kind of traditional beauty of ceramic, orange color developed by flame of wood kiln without graze or pigment. It is just the color of flame and the line of flame. In this work, I imagined if the color developed on manufactured forms, and selected some forms by my sense of beauty for the frame. Wood kiln gives me various beauty even same form in same time. I try to find firing beauty, and hope to share the delight with you! I love kiln 2010 Graduated Kyoto City Dohda Senior High School of Arts 2015 Graduated Kyoto City University of Arts Attending Kyoto City University of Arts Master course Solo exhibition 2016 Gallery Haku (Osaka) Exhibition 2013 Kyoto Students Ceramic Exhibition (ex-Rissei elementary school /Kyoto) Next Generation Crafts Exhibition (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) 2014 Unuseable Vessel Exhibition (Gallery Kitanozaka / Kobe) Form of Ceramic Exhibition vol.11 (Gallery Kitanozaka / Kobe) Urn Exhibition (Gallery Kitanozaka / Kobe) Kyoto Students Ceramic Exhibition (ex-Rissei elementary school /Kyoto) Exhibition on the Concrete Wall (Gallery Kitanozaka / Kobe) 2015 Form of Ceramic Exhibition vol.12 (Gallery Kitanozaka / Kobe)
Ruri Takahashi “Messages from the memory” Dreams are hallucinations seen during a shallow sleep. Dreams are based on information that is received through vision and that is why we have the expression of "see a dream". Some dreams are funny, some dreams are scary, some are memories from the past. Dreams show us different worlds. There is one dream that is very different from others. The dream is so shallow that you are not sure whether you are awake or asleep. It is a dream that your brain sees right when you are about to fall asleep. This dream is nothing like fun and you do not even know what it presents. It is like an image seen through a kaleidoscope, it has no shape. It is kind of scary. I did not like the dream. I would see it when I was tired, sick, or when I could not fall asleep. Every time I saw this dream I tried to wake up and open my eyes. I could not describe the dream and that made me frustrated. Then I realized that, instead of trying to describe the dream by words, I should express it by creating it with my hands. Gradually I became more and more interested in the dream and it started to influence my work. Little by little, swirling, the shape started to change. Increasingly every day, the dream reshaped my art. I would like to make people sense the world of the strange dream. Born in Tokyo, currently residing in Saitama. Ceramic Arts major in Tama Art University (April 2008- March 2012) Previous Exhibitions: February 2010, Group Exhibition/Mawarimichi (Shimokita Art Space Gallery) September 2011, Group Exhibition/Tamabiyaki (Ginza Aigarou) March 2012, Graduation Exhibition 2012/Moto (Aoyama Spiral Garden)
Akiko Matsuda “Hand made Hand” 'Touch'. The craftwork brings us closer together. The initial interest grows into something else; no longer a user, you are now in need of expressing something. You now see how beauty and utility can combine into something new and delicate. One object can possess the possibility to change a person's life,habits , thoughts , behavior. This will be an ongoing process; the object will gradually meld itself into the '' user '' over time. Born in 1991 in Kanagawa. Started making works with painting , calligraphy , music and ceramics since childhood. After graduating Tama Art university( major in ceramic ), she had had her works presented in exhibitions in Tokyo, London and NY.
Sayuri Arakawa Molecules and atoms have lived through the change in environment and history. Those small particles experiences chemical reactions with our cells in our body and let us encounter with new findings. Materials are the most important elements in creating my art. 2013 Graduated from Tama Art University, Faculty of Art and Design, Sculpture Major Group Exhibitions 2009 Tama Art Competition 2009 (Kaminoge) 2010 The 46th Kanagawa Art Exhibition (Yokohama) 2011 one’s scape exhibition (Hachioji) 2012 The Circle Exhibition-Boston (Boston, USA) 2013 Tama Art University Graduation Exhibition 2013 Hitehito (Omotesando) 2013 NTT DOCOMO d Creater’s Gallery (Daikanyama) 2013 sound&art Exhibition（Yokohama) 2013 Pepper's Project Exhibition LOVE THE MATERIALⅩⅣ（Ginza） 2014 Presentation ~totaliteunite~（Setagaya） 2014 ART CROSS PROJECT 2014 in AKASAKA LOVE THE MATERIAL（Akasaka） 2015 Presentation ~totaliteunite~（Nakano） Awards 2009 Tama Art Competition2009, Voting Award from none student 2010 Tama Art University PBL Fissler Wok Project – Fissler Special Award 2010 Kanagawa Art Exhibition 2010 Award 2011 The 24th Osamitsu Yamada Scholar, Osamitsu Yamada Scholarship 2013-2014 Tama Art University Graduation Artwork displayed at CMTEL
Hiro Masuda Hiro Masuda produces mainly pottery and porcelain, focusing on objects based on the theme of "life" 1993 born in Osaka. 2016 Graduated from Department of Industrial, Interior and Craft Design, Musasino Art University.
Mako Murata “cat-and-mouse game” whatever someone says about my works I always try to create what I really wanna express , and that is my policy I believe. 1993 Born in Osaka.
Shogo Nunoshita “tayutafu” My research theme is "Formation and Decoration with Ceramics and Lacquer". My work is a combination of porcelain and lacquer bringing the two materials together. I think that the beauty of the lacquer surface, highlights the feeling of the texture of the soil that is contained in pottery. At the same time, the contrast with porcelain highlights the beauty of the lacquer surface. 1990 Born in Hiroshima 2016 Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Candidate for Ceramics 2013 The 52th JAPAN CRAFT EXHIBITION Incentive Award 2014 TALENTE2014(Germany/Munchen) 2015 The 54th JAPAN CRAFT EXHIBITION Student Prize
Megumi Kagami hello it is Megumi Kagami working as a glass molding writer. Display partic ipation by the pepper project becomes the third time. It is the subject matter that the glass is attractive and feels affection. I am expressed with glass A soft color is smart and using feel of material consisting of the surface processing,a feeling of weight ,presence, produces the work which charm of the glass which oneself feels reaches. I am glad if i have you have you see it toward most this time and enjoy it. TamaUniversity of Arts industrial arts subject glass specialty graduation Just writer activity From 16 to 23 on June A private exhibition is held in gallery SPACE K Daikanyama
Mafune Gonjo Nothing in this world can last forever, everything is changeable and fleeting. The sense of pain lurks in every lovely thing. It is not easy to understand even ourselves and we struggle in ambiguity. While walking from nowhere to nowhere, it always gives me energy and relief to meet with something new and nostalgic at the same time. It can be a landscape, ruins and old weathered buildings or a work of art. Through my art, I aim to create a space in which viewers experience this feeling-encountering something in between memory, afterimage, the unknown and the future. Mafune Gonjo was born 1984 in Japan. She moved to Sweden 2008 and took a Master Degree at Konstfack (College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm. After one year of project program at the Royal University of Fine Art 2010-2011, she started working as a freelance artist. Mafune is based in Stockholm, exhibits and works in different cities all over the world; Stockholm, Paris, London and main cities in Japan and USA. She has a collection in the National Museum of Stockholm and the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey, USA.
Momoko Ikarashi The natural shape that thin glass has been transformed by heat is attractive. I'd like to find new beauty of the material of glass. 1993 Born in Niigata,Japan 2016 Graduated from Musashino Art University Department of Industrial,Interior and Craft Design, Glass Course
Aine Miyoshi When I was a little girl, I started out in my life looking up to my mother, the copperplate engraver. Her art work was very attractive and lifelike and made viewers happy. Enjoying her works, I wished I could creat lovely masterpieces like hers. Then, I decided to enter an art university, craft department glass course. I remember that I had an experience blowing glass at trial class in glass atelier in my childhood. I saw my molten glass inflatting into a bubble with my breath. I enjoyed so much looking at such a moment. Some other techniques to manipulate molten glass also made me excited. It looked like the glass was living. I think this is the positive point of glass art. This childhood memory leads me to think glass art would help me to express my emotion. The moment of inflatting molten glass into a bubble looks like a living creature. In my opinion, such a molten glass living creature can be saved even if it is cooled glass. I was wondering how could I show people that glass looks alive. Then, I came up with creating my art work in the motif of animals. It would help me to make more animated creation. I always feel excited to make my art pieces. I also hope I can make someone happy from now on too like my mother did.
Natsuki Katsukawa “Specimen of shape” I use the organic look of glass material, in order to express grotesque and strange living thing. Motif of my work is protest, fungi, plants, insects, et cetera, primitive living thing than mankind. Their ecology was made to feel the life force and biological diversity to me. I want to express those in my works. 1991 Born in Osaka, Japan 2016 to current DFA Tokyo University of Arts, majors in Glass 2016 MFA Tokyo University of Arts, majors in Glass TA Tokyo University of Arts, majors in Glass 2014 BFA Kinki University Faculty of Literature, Arts and Cultural Studies, Glass arts seminar
Ai Sudou “bird” I love birds. And love it; blew, and wanted to produce it using technique of the glass. I played the from that swelled out only by the bird and paid attention to the technique that I blew up of the glass and I was particular about from and produced it. Birthday:1994/3/16/Pisces I graduate from Joshibi University of Art Design Department of Design and Crafts Concentration in Glass.
Fuko Kan “Et cetra concering the prayer” Raising a certain scenery,all which I felt in one’s memory. The work that puts the wish that it was similar to prayer. １９９２ Born in Ehime,Japan ２０１７ Expect to graduate with a major in grass at Tama Art University ２０１３ Entered Tama Art University department of craft,Tokyo,Japan Exhibition ２０１６ “Tamatebako” in Naike Park “ikikaetten” ２０１５ Design Festa vol.41 in Tokyo bigsite “tryangle” in Tama Art University
Rina Yasuda “increase” I made these works to express the sea slug's unique and bright colors which are way beyond our imagination; and the beauty of the delicate lines of the gills as a feminine lace. 2012 Graduated from Joshibi High School of Art and Design 2012 Entered Joshibi University of Art and Design Started to make works inspired by sea slugs 2016 Graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design
Minami Saito “bulging color” This blown glass was formed in the shape in which you can see the flow or gradation of colors mare beautifully and attractively. By making it a fogged glass after shaping, the surface of the glass doesn’t reflect and the light is slightly transparent. And so the line of the shaved edge accentuates the colors effectively. March, 2016 Master of Fine Arts in Crafts Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan March, 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Crafts Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
Kugo Eguchi “Sequence” Tapestry like the block woven by 10-color yarn. I made a rule by using a three diminutional woven structure to the color scheme which can't unify an impression of this Tapestry. Thereby, depict the possibility of dialogue with "a closed book". 1990 Born in Tokyo. 2014 Graduated Tama Art University, Department of Product and Textile Design, Textile Design Course. Research Associate of Yokohama College of Art and Design, Craft Design Lab
Mao Kurihara “ the circulation of thinking” I'm looking for the reason why I'm living now. Education 2011 April-2013March Joshibi University of Art and design, department of Fine arts concentration in oil painting, Kanagawa, Japan 2013 April-2016 March Joshibi University of Art and design, department of Design and Craft concentration in Textile weaving ,Kanagawa, Japan
Marie Imanaka “infinity ocean” When I was doing textile work,I noticed that there are good,difficulty and joy in mechanical work and handwork each other. Color mix can form and by chance in the wool, braided the quirky yarn, embroidery I felt the fun of yarn and fiber to dynamic freely . I'm thinking the charm of a textile that smiw in the infinity ocean can be expressed by the technique which can be made only me. Born in 1988 From Saitama. 2012 Graduated Tama Art University department of textile design. In the same year, I belonged to an embroidery process in a knit apparel maker of Yamagata. I'm interested in work specialized in embroidery and I'm work now in the embroidery maker in Gunma. I'm challenging the manufacturing with which a texture expression by felting and technique of a knit and embroidery were combined.
Chihiro Oto “flower pieces” I expressed in the textile the "emotional luxury" by stitching and embroidery techniques. After I graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts, and go on fashion design major at Kanazawa College of art. And I did a proposal and construction of contemporary jewelry brand made with original textiles as a research theme. Now I design patterns of the lace for the lingerie.
Ayumi Nakajima “flower” The threads gather little by little and become flower. Tama Art University Product Design Department of Textile Design Graduated 2012 PEPPER'S PROJECT ［OTHER PAINTING］ group exhibition （pepper's Gallery） 2012 PEPPER'S PROJECT Extension program ［J_ART 2nd］ （ WILLIAMSBAURG ART＆HISTRICAL CENTER ［New York］） 2013 PEPPER'S PROJECT ［Draw Ⅻ］ Tow Persons exhibition （pepper's Gallery）
kitaca “Zoo” Mysterious creatures are gathered born in 1989 oshibi University of Art and Design graduation
Masaru Hirozane “Phantom” Phantom,wind,darkness,silence 2013 Musashino Art University Craft Design Textile Grade 3
Mitsumi Irahara URUSHI is cured with a certain temperature , the humidity , the three conditions of oxygen . I feel the mystical strength to this sap , which has been used from the time of the Jomon . URUSHI sap is the so-called blood . This scab is , heal the human mind . 1972 Born in Kanagawa 2005 Silver Prize ,The Ishikawa International Urushi Exhibition 1999 M.F.A.,Tokyo University of the Arts
Mikari Kaito I am making a three-dimensional modeling using the curve. Japan is, show us a variety of facial expressions depending on how sharpener how piled how paint. Gloss and its pattern of lacquer is very suits to my modeling. Japan is often considered as the paint on the wood. However, my work is not painted japan in wood. First, I created a prototype with water clay, make a plaster mold on the basis of it. And I will make the work repeatedly painted japan on the plaster mold. 1994 Born in Nara Prefecture. 2013 Matriculation to Crafts Department,Faculty of Fine Arts,Kyoto City University of Arts 2014 KYO NO TANABATA (Horikawa promenade / Kyoto) 2015 KURATEN (Oe storehouse / Kyoto)
Yumi Iwamoto Wood sculpture artist With a wooden sculpture,I express the universality of the toy. 2011. Tokyo/Tama Art University Graduate school art graduate course completion I express art by a wooden sculpture mainly.
Yurika Ishiyama “Calligraphy bag” “Practice” My interest is itself in the "man" center. Something in which I show an interest is how did one exist in the flow in time, and what was experienced and spent. The memory, history, something to think and surround oneself and the environment. A work is "keepsake" and is important "branching" for me. I make the close landscape of the daily life, the spirit state of that case and surrounded air reflected as art. That's the memory through which I lived, and the meaning to make the role as the witness and the exhibit make is here. I think it's the try to find an existence value and a raison d'etre in concerning with society through a work as the person who aims at art. The production is funny and sincere modestly. Work production is also study as a life is study. 1992 Born in Tochigi,Japan 2011 Graduated from Sakusin high school of Art and Design 2015 Graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design 2016 Currently Master’s Degree Program at Joshibi University of Art and Design
Hiroto Utsunomiya “Pack” To veil or to disclose your nakedness. Any creature wears a double face, which are two sides of the same coin. Such a outlook on the world lies hidden in the work.
Riko Taniwaki “MIMÉTISME” "MIMÉTISME" is the series of the leather bag that featured delighting the visual sensation of people, is not shackled with functionality. After seeing this beauty of the three-dimensional molding, it makes you get the urge to touch it by hand accidentally. And I pursued beauty of a color gradation by the hand dyeing. We always imitate something while existing. We always follow someone or something, renew ourselves. Anyone wants more beautiful things. From such a thought, I featured the insects that wish for being more beauty by dint of fluttering as a butterfly. Born on April 26, 1991 From Tokushima, Japan and grew up in Chiba I always make a work with gentleness, and I hope to my works will be people's one and only. I am registered at Tokyo Unibersity of the Arts, Design department, the master's course, Product Design Studio now.
Ruuna Iwasaki “LUNAR PARK” Metal and clay make my works. I try to be a happy circumstances creator with them.I hope you will enjoy! Born in Tokyo, Japan. 2010 Graduated from Tama Art University, Ceramic, Glass, and Metal Works Major 2010 PROJECT EXHIBITION “Naive Art XVII” GROUP EXHIBITION (Pepper’s Gallery Ginza) 2010 EXTENSION PROGRAM “LOVE THE MATERIAL in NY” 2011 PROJECT EXHIBITION “LOVE THE MATERIAL XII” TWO PERSON’S EXHIBITION 2012 EMERGING JAPANESE ARTISTS’EXHIBITION in NY 2012 ART CROSS PROJECT “About Ginza Hint-Forest” at FRED&PERRY
suzukizoomae It is with paper clay and resin clay or makes a usable animal. It is varied from a big thing to a small thing. I smile and make an animal for daily life. Suzuki Dobutsuen-mae Sayaka Suzuki. 1988/7/13 From Kanagawa-ken. 2010/10 Suzuki Dobutsuen-mae starts. * Exhibition 2015/3 At Jiyugaoka, Suzuki Dobutsuen-mae. -The-/ Jiyugaoka mitubati which will bring various birds there 2015/4 Animal festival /DESIN FESTA GALLERY HARAKUKU where Suzuki Dobutsuen-mae and sugihara yuri exhibition spring. 2015/7 Life exhibition /gallery bobbin which makes it growing and arranges. 2015/8 zen display/Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum 2016/1 Cat exhibition 5/DESIN FESTA GALLERY. 2016/2 Bravo show as much as living/MIREYA gallery. LOVE exhibition /Lusso cafe harajuku Cat display of my home/katakana
Yukari Seya “Land” A stone rolls in the river. In a flow to be able to never go against, the stone rolls. By the wye, while clashing with other stone, and being hurt, and curling up, and being broken; before long to the sea. In that time, I think like totally one life. From Kanagawa for 1994 years. JOSHIBI UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN College of Art and Design is a graduate for 2016 years.
Takayuki Miki “iPS parts~lung” In the course of sending the daily life, or feel the fear unexpectedly, there is a moment to feel a sense of uncomfortableness. It is also the development and high-speed technology too, I think that's the kind of discomfort that occurs from the analog nature of the human beings that do not keep up with the speed of the change. And, at the moment when the mismatch of such inexplicable sensation occurs, you may feel the mysterious presence behind them. I, such, embody the presence to be generated from human emotions and ideas, and have been expressing by the three-dimensional modeling a part of human body and the mysterious creature as a motif. 1982 Yamanashi Prefecture, was born 2008 Tokyo University of the Arts,Crafts Department of metal engraving graduation 2010 Tokyo University of the Arts, Master's Degree of metal engraving