A woodturner living in Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture. She studied under Torao Nakashima, handling all works by herself, from wood turning to lacquer painting. With the unique sensibility of a woman, she creates beautiful works.
- BASED IN
- Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW
It is probably Eiko Tanaka’s instinct to bring out the personality of each tree. Exquisitely painted lacquer has brought new life to the chestnut wood. The attractiveness of curves by skillful wood turning also extends over the wood, creating a stunning view of the world.
Born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
Graduated from Aichi University of Education, Molding Culture Course, Lacquer Arts.
Graduated from Ishikawa Prefecture ground product wood turning technology training centre, Professional course.
Became independent and established the studio “AKATOKI”.
Exhibited in Tokyo, New York, Indonesia, Taiwan, Germany, Holland, Singapore and Thailand and also provided technical guidance in Columbia.