Art Books for World Book Day – March 1st

Part of the St Helens Arts in Libraries Commision, To England they go, to the Eccleston Library for World Book Day, March 1st: (Update Mar 22, 2018: Congrats to St Helens for earning the First Burough of Culture!!) Several of us from Art Byte Critique who have participated in Tokyo Art Book Fair have beenContinue reading “Art Books for World Book Day – March 1st”

Mokuhanga Surprise – Art Adventure in Honolulu

During my Artist Residency here at Ark of the Unicorns in Honolulu, Hawaii, Thursday’s Art Adventure was to meet up with my friend Mia O. She is here for the International Mokuhanga Conference and we met up at UH Manoa’s Main Gallery at the Walk-thru for the selected artists show. As mentioned before, Mia hasContinue reading “Mokuhanga Surprise – Art Adventure in Honolulu”

Washi and Whetstones

Best place to find a whetstone aka Tokyo Art Adventures w/Mia O – Mokuhanga Artist! Six of us, all members of Art Byte Critique, set out from our respective homes around the Tokyo Metro area and converged upon the 360+ year old, Ozu Washi paper store in the Nihonbashi area. We each had our reasonsContinue reading “Washi and Whetstones”

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 CassensContinue reading “Art Byte Critique: ‘Game Changing Art Collective…’”

Buttons, Buttons, Buttons…

Today is all about the buttons! Putting those finishing touches on my Travel Journals for the Tokyo Art Book Fair this weekend. For every 5 buttons I sew, there is a small Pumpkin Kit Kat reward! Button, button, button, button, button, pumpkin kit kat, button, button, button…