Artist Date in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan

January is one of the best months to be in Tokyo! The beautiful, clear days are more frequent with the sun offering a warmth that offsets the cold. For this art adventure I chose to visit, kenkyusei, a student oil painting exhibition at Geidai; Tokyu University of the Arts located in the Ueno area ofContinue reading “Artist Date in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan”

Miya Kaneko at The Container Gallery

“In search of the juncture of three coincidental sites,” the latest exhibition by Miya Kaneko, explores her, “…preoccupation with cities and mapping joins personal, historical and cultural recollections to flesh out a collective memory, and to remind us that places are more than a pin on the ubiquitous GPS-controlled digital maps we have grown soContinue reading “Miya Kaneko at The Container Gallery”

Cool off this month with wintery Snowfences by Lori Ono

As you are zipping around the city this sweltering summer month, cool off in Jiyugakoa’s unique Neighborhood & Coffee Starbucks location. For the month of July, Lori Ono‘s wintery image series, Snowfences, will be on display for you to enjoy. Snowfences is a series of photographs taken during a cold, snowy day in Idaho/Montana areaContinue reading “Cool off this month with wintery Snowfences by Lori Ono”

Caran d’Arche Boutique in Ginza, Tokyo

What a beautiful shop! The Caran d’Arche Boutique in Ginza, Tokyo has bright new art supplies, all perfectly organized, I had to go! My skills at using these kinds of supplies is still quite new but a friend sat at the materials testing bar and soaked it all in. Watch the short video of herContinue reading “Caran d’Arche Boutique in Ginza, Tokyo”

Tokyo Collective: Illustrators in Tokyo

Go see the Hajime Show by Tokyo Collective this Sunday, Apr 22 from 10AM – 5PM at NinetyTwo13(Tokyo Chapter), behind Tokyo Midtown on the other side of Hinokicho Park. Address: Akasaka 9-2-13, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 107-0052 (It’s in a grey building with NinetyTwo13 over the doorway, go to the 2nd Floor) Many of the artistsContinue reading “Tokyo Collective: Illustrators in Tokyo”