I am a multidisciplinary artist. I create site specific installations, sculptures, abstract paintings
and performance. I was born and grew up in Japan, moved to New York in 2000. Currently I work
in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
contemporary abstract painting
Still life photography, sculpture and Installation.
My work focuses on the intersection of graphic design and contemporary art, correlating color
theory to human psychology and our emotional states.
The foundation of my work is based on displacement and the obscure means by which we search
for the “original place” from whence we came.
I shred promotional mailings, creating works that extract alternative narratives from these raw
Assemblage sculpture mixing 3D rapid prototyping, with traditional sculpture techniques and natural/found materials.
Using fabric and hand sewing as a vehicle, I talk about the ways in which we experience our homes and the objects and stories within them.
expressionistic oil portraiture, intricate line drawings, as well as non-representational
"emotional landscapes", visual poetry, video, sound, and performance.
I get a lot of spiritual guidance in my life and in my work I listen to spirit guides, my intuition and my heart in manifesting my creations.
I create performances, installations, sound pieces and sculptures that respond to environmental disasters and personal mythologies. I am concerned, curious and hopeful.
I maneuver pools of pigment and water into recognizable forms from the vantage of a woman.
My work is an expression of my inner monsters that often dovetails with social criticism. I love things that are both ridiculous and serious, and seek to convey this through the absurd and the lo-fi.
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