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Category Archives: Photography
This view greets me overtime I return to Onishi. The weather may change but the green and the water are always welcoming. Onishi, Gunma has a great art residency program with Shiro Oni Studio. The studio and the town are … Continue reading
The Snowfences series was exhibited at The Neighbourhood and Coffee Starbucks Okusawa near Jiyugaoka Station in Tokyo for the month of July. This series had 13 photos ranging from A2 to A5 in size. They were printed on inkjet washi … Continue reading
Illustrators Julia Nascimento and Erica Ward created ToCo (Tokyo Collective) which produces sequential art anthologies. Julia Nascimento explains, “Erica and I created ToCo to promote collaborative opportunities for local artists and showcase their artwork in storytelling.” The first issue of … Continue reading
NOTE: I found this draft from 2015. I did quite a lot of traveling that year but not so much writing about it. Twenty Thousand Steps in San Francisco It was supposed to be a relatively easy day. Take the … Continue reading
Over the last couple years since I did a short artist residency in Onishi in Gunma Prefecture, I’ve been lucky enough to attend the summer matsuri. This is a super short post since I’ve written about it before, but I … Continue reading
It’s been a productive time behind the scenes and now the fun stuff! I have three exhibitions coming up in the next couple weeks. Two are group exhibitions and the other is my first SOLO show! I’ll be posting more … Continue reading
Arthur Huang took time out to do a Q &A session for the interview series with Art Byte Critique members participating in the Tokyo Art Book Fair. TABF runs from October 5 to October 8th. Name: Arthur Huang From: United … Continue reading
Another Tokyo Art Book Fair has come and gone. Really proud of my fellow Art Byte Critiquers for their hard work. Loved their books and it’s so much fun to work with them. I’m still really interested in creating mame … Continue reading
The Zinesmate Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016 starts next week (Sept 16th)and I’m frantically trying to get my books done in time. I’ve decided to make fewer books this year but I’m enjoying my projects. Here is a sneak peak … Continue reading