NEWS

Participation in Small Craft Show "Yanaka Black Cats Exhibition" (Sept.16th - Sept.24th, 2017)

2017/9/4

I am going to participate in "Yanaka Black Cats Exhibition" held at Yanaka Gallery. I plan to exhibit and sell mini tote bags and postcards, etc., which are dyed carefully by hand (stencil). Many other artists will participate in the exhibition. Please drop in when you come near the gallery. I think that people who love cats can enjoy it!

  • Date:Sept.16th - Sept.24th (No break during the period)
  • Time:11:00 - 17:00
  • Place:YANAKA Gallery 5-8-21 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Access:4 minutes on foot from JR "Nippori" station west exit, 8 minutes on foot from Sendagi station exit 2 on Chiyoda line * Please enter a small alley next to the time parking lot parking place located 100 meters from Asakura Sculpture Museum.
  • free entrance

Yanaka Gallery's website https://www.yanakabu.jp

ミニトートバッグ3

ミニトートバッグ3

ミニトートバッグ3

Cafe exhibition (Sept.1st to Sept.30th, 2017)

2017/9/4

Five pieces of my artworks have been exhibited at café TURTLE D. Many photos used in my book,"SHIAWASE WO HAKOBU KAWAII KIRIE (PAPER CUTS WHICH BRING FORTUNE)"(Japan Publishing Inc.) were photographed at this café. Stop at the café, and enjoy beautiful shop's interior and my lucky paper cut.

  • Date:Sept.1st - Sept.30, 2017
  • Time:11:30 - 20:30 *Closed Wednesday
  • Place:Café TURTLE D 5-23-16 Higashi ohi Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone:03-6433-0104
  • Access:5 minutes on foot from JR "Oi-machi" station

Café TURTLE D's website http://www.turtle-d.com/

Paper-Cut Art Workshop (Aug.6th to 7th, 2017) For elementary and junior high school students

2017/7/6

切り絵のワークショップ

I am going to hold workshops on Paper-cut art at the event of "BIJUTSU NO HIROBA" at Joshibi High school and Art and Design.Elementary school students (5 and 6 grader) and junior high school students are eligible. Students interested in art can participate regardless of gender. (Tuition free, material cost 400 yen)

Students will use scissors. Shall we create a summer-like see-through greeting card by cutting color drawing paper. Advance reservation is required. For details such as how to apply please visit the website of Joshibi High school and Art and Design below.

Joshibi High school and Art and Design http://www.joshibi.ac.jp/fuzoku/news/?2017/06/23/post-108/

The above picture is a reference work. In the workshop, each person decides a design and creates an original card.

Paper-Cut Art Workshop (May 9th to May 12th, 2017)

2017/3/21

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During the solo exhibition in May, I am going to hold workshops on Paper-cut art at the gallery. I prepared orignal three types of greeting cards and a popular lottery storage bag (a child pig's design) for the workshops. You can choose and create one or two templates during the workshop. (You can take away four papercut tamplates and paper.) The workshops are special price. Please join us. For details, please see the following.

Paper-Cut Art Workshop "Increasing your Lucky with cute paper cut art"

You can select your favorite design from four templates (three greeting cards and a storage bag for lottery).You can take away the four templates and paper, so please enjoy it at home as well.) Any levels of papercut lovers are welcome.

  • Date:May 9th (Tue) - May 12th(Fri), 2017 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Place:Pinpoint Gallery Futaba Building B1F, Minami Aoyama 5-10-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Fee:1300yen (including material expenses) Settlement on the day
  • What to bring with: a design knife or a box-cutter, a plastic sleeve to hold a completed cutout, a pencil, an eraser
  • Capacity: First-come-first-served basis 6/one workshop (It will end as soon as the capacity is reached.If participants do not meet the capacity limit, participation on the daymay be possible.)
  • Reservation: Please let us know your name, number of people participate, phone number by phone or e-mail. Phone 03-3409-8268 E-mail art@pinpointgallery.com (Mail title "Paper cut workshop application")
  • Reservation start date: From Monday, April 17, 2017

Pinpoint Gallery's Website http://www.pinpointgallery.com/index.html

Takezaki Risa Solo Exhibition "Paper Cutting World" (May 8th to May 13th, 2017)

2017/3/21

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We will exhibit some artworks from the book (which is published in December 2016) and new artworks. I will also hold paper-cut art workshops during the exhibition.

  • Date:May 8th - May 13th, 2017
  • Time:from 11: 00-19: 00 Saturday until 17:00
  • Place: Pinpoint Gallery Futaba Building B1F,Minami Aoyama 5-10-1,Minato-ku ,Tokyo

※ During the exhibition, I will be in the gallery every day after 12:00.

Pinpoint Gallery's Website http://www.pinpointgallery.com/index.html

My new book "SHIAWASE WO HAKOBU KAWAII KIRIE" (Japanese version)

2016/12/9

book

My book, "SHIAWASE WO HAKOBU KAWAII KIRIE (PAPER CUTS WHICH BRING FORTUNE)"is on sale at bookstores now.The book shows basic technics of paper-cut art and lucky motifs that belived as good luck symbols in various areas and countires. It also includes 45 templetes for paper cut.

"SHIAWASE WO HAKOBU KAWAII KIRIE"(Japan Publishing Inc.) is on sale at bookstores throughout the country including Amazon, Rakuten Books, Kinokuniya Shoten, Asahiya Bookstore and others.