The spaciousness of Minnesota’s landscape inspired me to paint. When I came to Minnesota and encountered enormous fields spreading to the horizon and the open sky beyond, I wanted to paint. Growing up in mountainous and overpopulated Japan, I had never seen such a vast plain and immense sky before. Mixed thoughts of infinite space and freedom swept over me. Without any knowledge of painting or visual art at all, but with a strong desire to put lots of colors on white surfaces I started to paint. Since graduating from Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2001 with a post-bacalaureat degree, I have been painting in oils with many fortunate discoveries.
About My Art
Images spring from inside of me. They float, soar, hover, flit, shine, dive and disappear…. always changing. In a way, each one of them is my mindscape at the moment.
Studio C, Homewood Studios
2400 Plymouth Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55411
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