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Yokohama Triennale 2017 – Part II of II - Read Part I of II click here. The big surprise for me at this exhibition was video art. Haven’t been a big fan of it, Sometimes I’ll manage to sit through a short video, but I hadn’t been wow-ed until this show. At the Yokohama Museum of Art, Zhao Zhao’s 120min video of getting a… Continue reading Yokohama Triennale 2017 – Part II of II
Yokohama Triennale 2017 – Part I of II - My friend Michelle Z & I agree, this year is much better than the 2014 exhibition. Much, much better! Here are the works that impressed me most, culminating in my favorite artist, who turned out to not be a part of the Yokohama Triennale! The show starts big with the work of Ai Wei Wei… Continue reading Yokohama Triennale 2017 – Part I of II
Exploring Toba Nakamichi - Visited the lovely seaside town of Toba Mie Prefecture, this week. Toba is well worth the visit. Gorgeous in that it has been able to keep a lot of it’s old character in the beautiful wooden buildings, temples, shrines, and continue to be friendly and outgoing to visitors. Soaked in a bit of quiet, rural Japan… Continue reading Exploring Toba Nakamichi
Epic Zen Knitting Project Done! - #37 Learn to Knit Maybe not really epic to the rest of the world but on my little bucket list it is now a box with a great big check mark in it! I have finished my very first knitting project!! The only goal was to use the entire skein of yarn using stitches however… Continue reading Epic Zen Knitting Project Done!
Photography, Video, & Studio Time… - In the studio I continue to work on my macro photography and am happy with the results. Always room for improvement, of course and with each new lesson I learn in Photoshop I find I am able to take better photographs the next time. Some days the best photo editing is the delete button. Moving… Continue reading Photography, Video, & Studio Time…
Art Byte Critique: ‘Game Changing Art Collective…’ - Since 2012 I have been a member of Art Byte Critique here in Tokyo, Japan and it has been a game changer for me. We are an international group representing Japan and several countries around the world. We greatly appreciate our inclusion in the write up by INDIE Magazine, July 21, 2017 by Hannah Cassens… Continue reading Art Byte Critique: ‘Game Changing Art Collective…’
The Latest Bits - Under a heavy cloud of jet lag I continue working in my new studio here in Japan. Setup was going well until I realized I somehow lost hardware for the bookcase. sigh. *adds errand to the local hardware store to the ever growing to-do list* We  at Art Byte Critique Group have been busy putting… Continue reading The Latest Bits
Endangered Ark Opens Friday, May 19 - A Call to Action for our endangered species here in Hawaii and around the world on Endangered Species Day. From 6 – 9 PM in the Chinatown Artists Lofts, Gallery Space #203, Ark of the Unicorns will be presenting, The Endangered Ark, a group art show featuring  artwork inspired by the gorgeous flora & fauna… Continue reading Endangered Ark Opens Friday, May 19
Hanging Out at ROC - Thanks to an opportunity through Hawai’i Craftsmen, it’s my turn to have art work at the Real Office Center in Chinatown Honolulu. Two of my waterfall pieces are hanging out in the 1st Floor window: Each piece is a hand-crocheted copper wire sculpture & custom powder-coated ready for hanging indoors or out. Contact me at StudioDeanna… Continue reading Hanging Out at ROC
Honolulu Biennial @ IBM Bldg - More volunteer adventures today at the Honolulu Biennial with work by three internationally renowned artists: Choi Jeong Hwa’s Breathing Flower is not a bounce house despite the best efforts of young children. A blower within regulates its inflation so it acts as a breathing entity.  Being an artist myself, I see it as a good lesson… Continue reading Honolulu Biennial @ IBM Bldg

 

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