A bamboo craft artist living in Kyoto. One of the features of her works is the delicate weaving. By making the most of the beauty of traditional patterns through weaving and decorative techniques, she continues to create works that are close to Japan’s nature.
- BASED IN
- Kyoto Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW
Ms. Ogura’s love for Japan’s nature and tradition appears through the delicate and elegant weaves. Pursuing a universal beauty, she takes each expression seriously. As a result, her works resonate within the hearts of people, like flowers that bloom gracefully.
CRAFT ARTIST BIOGRAPHY
Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Graduated from Traditional Arts Super College of Kyoto, Bamboo crafts Department
Started a workshop in Kyoto with classmates
Selected for “The Exhibition of Bamboo Artists in Kyoto” at Takashimaya Kyoto store
Selected for “On the Way to the Future: 12 newcomers of Art, Craft and Design” at Kyoto Institute of Technology
Invited and exhibited at Japan Expo Paris WABI SABI Pavilion
Bangle and Ring of Kyoto Basketry Accessory Series awarded “OMOTENASHI Selection”
Solo exhibition at Isetan Shinjuku main store
Exhibited at “Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future” at Portland Japanese Garden, US