Microchan goes to Midnight Jungle!

CBADIt's Jungle time! Microchan Bus is going to the fancy midnight jungle party this winter. Beautiful hand made work by Obitsu factory in Tokyo. Thank you for the great producer Tomenosuke Shoten.This is a limited edition of 30 as the last three, you can purchase this at http://www.tomenosuke.com/AYA_YA/ Microbus: To The Midnight Jungle Sale on November 27th 9:00pm JST

 

Two group show opens this week in Brooklyn + L.A

scan It's the busy time of the year for group show, come visit Giant Robot Gallery in L.A for your Christmas shopping!  There will be 2.500 beautiful artists original works on post it.  Will be a perfect presents :) I did 9 this year (image above) post it_11 DATE

Also if you are in New York area Grumpy Bert Gallery is doing an artists edition Flip Book Kit show! Flipbookit_2015_flier_600px_grande

I will be at Grumpy Bert this weekend! Hope to see you there :)

Opening This Friday!

triptychHello :)It's been so long since I last wrote to this blog, I will start doing the update on what happened this year soon, but first I have an announcement for a gallery opening this Friday!

If you are in  Albuquerque, New Mexico or you know someone, please come and see the show! I will be there at the opening. IN SHADOWS new works from Cassia Harries, Aya Kakeda, Horrible Adorables,valeri blossom, and Junker Jane! November 6th -November 29th The opening reception is on Friday, November 6th from 6 – 9 PM

at Stranger Factory Gallery 3411 Central Avenue NE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-508-3049 http://www.circusposterus.com/blog/november-brings-in-shadows-to-stranger-factory-with-new-works-from-cassia-harries-aya-kakeda-horrible-adorables-valeri-blossom-and-junker-jane/

I will show large and small size paintings and some ceramic sculptures. Here are some of them, but there will be many many more! Sea_panel sun_panelladyunicorn

Children's Museum of Manhattan Workshop this Sunday the 25th!

flyer=sHello!  Come to Children's Museum of Manhattan this Sunday to make your own imaginary friends come to life!!!  See you! Imaginary Friends with Illustrator Aya Kakeda Create your own Kawaii (too cute) friend and learn about character design with Society of Illustrator’s award winning artist, Aya Kakeda.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 2:00 & 3:30pm| 5 & Older Sign up

Let's go to the Yeti Mountain!

919a26c056a9a9c8f78c_460x460IMG_2267IMG_2301_四角Micro-chan and her friends went to the snowy mountain to meet her Yeti friend to spend their holidays together :) I heard they are having a good time. Now after the neon pink Micro bus, now new color electric blue "Let's Go To The Yeti Mountain" is on sale!!!!  Small edition on 30 from Tomenosuke store. ----->Here

And here is a big news! If you get the first Three microbus editions (neon pink, electric blue, and Glow in the dark) you can win my original painting which is featured on the header cards!!!

face=web3Days till the New Years!  Hope you will have a great New Year's eve and Happy 2015!!!

Hello World Maker Faire NY! Come and get the limited edition poster!

final_web Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 12.57.54 PM Hello! It's World Maker Faire New York this weekend! I did a limited edition 18 x 24 inch poster for the Faire this year. It will be on sale at the location this weekend. I'm hoping I will be riding some animal shaped robots all weekend and climbing on a life size mouse trap! See you there I hope.

WORLD MAKER FAIRE New York at New York Hall of Science Sept 20 & 21, 2014

More info: http://makerfaire.com/

Spirit Animal Group Show at Pony Club Gallery, Portland OR

spiritmew1_sHello!
It's been a while since I updated the blog.
I'm in a group show at Pony Club Gallery in Portland Oregon, if you are in the area please come by! Opening is on the October 2nd. My spirit animal is........"Mew Mew" the cat!
Exhibition Info:
Pony Club Gallery
625 NW Everett St Apt 105, Portland, Oregon 97209

Pony Club Gallery presents a group show celebrating the theme of Spirit Animals. Animal Spirit guides bring wisdom, inspiration, protection, and healing. Each artist will create between 1-3 pieces of graphite work.

Artists: Josh Keyes Nicomi Nix Turner Aya Kakeda May Ann Licudine Erin Rei Susannah Kelly Devon Smith

Opening Reception October 2nd, 6-10pm Music and Beer provided by KPSU.https://www.facebook.com/events/827242390620198/

Opening Vernissage Tomorrow Night!

webHello!!!I hope you are having a great summer. Tomorrow at Usagi Paris Gallery my exhibition AU HASARD DE MON BAZAR is opening. There will be upstairs little gallery and downstairs in a secret cave. Come and meet my creatures and find out many secrets in this mystical cave! The show run till early July.

"AU HASARD DE MON BAZAR" d'Aya Kakeda du 13 Juin au 2 Juillet 2014 Vernissage le vendredi 13 Juin à partir de 19h30 Usagi Paris:32 rue Saint Roch, 75001 Paris, France usagiparis.com

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Midnight Gallery

postcardアートライフさんに素晴らしい展覧会を企画してもらいました!吉本ばななさんの小説の表紙などを手がけたり、はたまた音楽界でもご活躍の原マスミさんとの展覧会です。哀しい予感、パイナツプリン、バリ夢日記の表紙をみたとき、すぐにその独特な女性の絵に魅了されました。その方と一緒に作品をみせられるのは、まるで夢のようです。

5月9日〜5月30日、 六本木のアート発信基地、真夜中のギャラリーBAR OPPでゆったりとした気分で お酒を傾けつつ堪能してください。アートライフさんが提供する大人の時間です。 東京都港区六本木5-18-1PURE六本木8階 ☎:03-5575-2312 20:00〜24:00 但し、土日はお休みです。 東京の皆さん是非見に来て下さいね! infoopp_map

Hello Tokyo!!! I'm having a show at Midnight Gallery OPP in Roppongi. I'm especially excited because it's a show with Masumi Hara who is an illustrator that I have been admiring since I was young. First time I saw his illustration was on Banana Yosimoto's novel and since then I was drawn into his beautiful strong eyed women he paints. It is like a dream comes true to be paired with such an accomplished artist! Thank you ArtLife for putting this event together!!!

May 9th ~ May 30th OPP mid night gallery 5-18-1 Roppongi, Pure Roppongi Building 8F, Minatoku, Tokyo ☎:03-5575-2312 Opens 20:00~24:00 (Sat,Sun Closed)