Children Museum Show

Hello!
I'm having a show at the Children Museum of Manhattan called "Fruit Robber and His Collections"
There will be some paintings and sculptures
This exhibition is conjunction with their "Hello from Japan!" Exhibition
February 2nd to May 8th
Address:
Children Museum of Manhattan
The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024

I will have a character making workshop in March sometimes at the museum, I will let you know the detail soon!

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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/

MOCCA Art Festival FUN! Thank You!

Thank you for coming by my table last weekend, it was great to see many familiar faces and also meeting some amazing new people/artists. This was my first MOCCA, I have been doing other festivals past years but I truly think MOCCA is very special!  I think Society of Illustrators did a great job putting together, thank you SI and volunteer team!I didn't have much time walking around to take some photos but here are some that I have and some of my studiomates photos!

photo 9Charlie Brown!!! Mascot of MOCCA, he will be part of the Macy's easter parade this year. I was happy that our studio's booth was right below!!! 1981817_10152014595893483_1499693094_n(Photo by Diana Di Nazzo)   Here is my booth! Our studio had 4 tables this year. photo 2Close ups of my booth. Lots of small books and sculptures this year not to forget Zombi cat Cookies!!!

Here are our whole 4 table run down :-)  (All the photos are by Joel Alter) 10153802_10154018488490088_552466252_n 10011467_10154018476090088_1785381394_n 1503380_10154018466955088_1423874066_n 1970910_10154018453265088_894285162_n 1375963_10154014019140088_1580757919_nEveryone had super successful MOCCA!!!

Here are some visitors photos! I wish I took more :-( photo 7Cutest visitors were those 4 ladies!!! photo 10FIT Master program had it's own table this year!  (I wish I took photos of that but here is a photo of a proud students who were selling out on their books! Good job :-))10012914_10152304750558771_5830461211914411130_oMet One of my favorite artist Ciou finally after we were in a same show 10 years ago! We exchanged the books like soccer player exchange their uniform!!! ;-)

10245317_10151967218860178_328643524_nThank YOUUUUUU for the great experience! It was a happy weekend for me.

p.s. Here is a photo from our studio after party. We have done it! YEY! 1661931_10154021645415088_5800870055088867917_n

MOCCA FESTIVAL this weekend!

Hello!This weekend is MOCCA Art Festival in NYC. I have a table selling new books, prints, surprise sculpture boxes, and cat&dog cookies! Please come and visit! 10173554_10151957194020178_1347604187_nYou can see the direction and more info about the festival here---> click

Here is some sneak preview! photo 3 (2)1958232_10151949263820178_788786612_ncover1000650_10151959049650178_281297358_nphoto 1 (5)10155464_10151963768835178_1931492428_nDouble thank you for Kimiko and Fumiha for helping me bake!!!!!

Nap time YEA!

Little sneak preview for a tiny book and tiny sculpture I'm working on now. "Nap time! what do you want to sleep on little cats and dogs???"photo (4) "On this Miss,  Nap time YEAAAA!" photo 1 (3) Sketches and tiny clay shapes photo 5 (1) Painting tiny faces with gouache photo 4 (2) Working on the drawing part of the book photo 3 (1) My cat use to do this impossible pose! photo 2 (1)

Don't cry for Miss.Q

blog1 blog2 blog3Hello from ceramic studio.This past 3 months were the hardest ceramic making for me. I was making a sculpture call Miss.Q for about a month then sadly Miss.Q broke in the kiln... Then my friend told me Miss.Q could sound like Miscue (= mistake)... I think I cursed this broken Miss from the beginning! Then out of the sadness of the loss of Miss. Q, this piece "She fell down and cry some more" came along... It's still before the bisque fire and glaze... so let's hope this crying lady will come out fine. I'm hoping for the happy happy ceramic days for 2014!!!

A Decade of New Prints by IPCNY

I'm part of the 30 Artists post card book call "A Decade of New Prints" published by International Print Center of New York.I'm very excited and honored. Thank you IPCNY! Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3

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A Decade of New Prints: A Book of Postcards Ranging from abstract to conceptual, from figurative and representational to surreal, the 30 prints included in this postcard book document the variety of style and subject matter and the technical excellence of artists working in the printmaking medium. Chosen from over 3,000 prints exhibited at IPCNY through our New Prints Program, these prints offer a snapshot of printmaking today. On sale in the gallery for $12.95 + tax during Print Week or for pre-order online. Contact stephanie@ipcny.org for more information. All sales benefit IPCNY programming.

Artists included:  John Baldessari Matthew Benedict Richard Bosman Louise Bourgeois Victoria Burge Suzanne Caporael Enrique Chagoya Tamar Cohen Gary Day Tomory Dodge Luke Dorman Carroll Dunham Amze Emmons Kota Ezawa Torrie Groening  Don Ed Hardy Al Held John Himmelfarb Jungil Hong Aya Kakeda Alex Katz William Kentridge Robert Kushner Chris Martin Julie Mehretu Heidi Neilson Ruth Root James Siena Barbara Takenaga William Villalongo

Collaborating with Dynomighty Mighty Wallet!

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This was such a fun collaboration with Dynomighty. we came up with two designs, one is from my silkscreen series from long time ago ( blue tree image inside is a pink tree) also from a recent painting series (girl with flower dress inside is a flower pattern.) I'm really interested in finding out which sells better the recent or past creation?

here is their press release about these wallets! there are info about where to get also. looking for a cool Christmas presents? Go DYNOMIGHTY!!!!

Dynomighty, makers of Mighty Wallet the original Tyvek® wallet, have partnered with the amazingly radiant kawaii store JapanLA in Los Angeles for an exclusive artist series and pop-up shop. Working with world renowned brands tokidoki, TKDK, and top tier artists 64 Colors, Aya Kakeda, TADO, Luke Chueh, and Camilla d'Errico, they created a limited edition series of wallets that showcase the characteristics surrounding JapanLA. Officially opening November 29th, the pop-up shop within JapanLA is a unique chance for the west coast to get a first hand look at some amazing art, and pick up an exclusive wallet, just in time for the holidays! If you can't make it to JapanLA between November 29th, and December 31st you can go to JapanLAclothing.com, the Dynomighty Holiday Shop in Union Square NYC, or Dynomighty.com starting December 6th to pick out your favorite. This exclusive artist series is for a limited time, and will be sold exclusively through JapanLA and Dynomighty throughout the month of December! Don't wait, stop by JapanLA or visit us in Union Square to get yours!

Ceramic friends

some ceramic friends are coming out from Kiln. I have still so much to learn but slowly I'm getting use to the process.Ceramic is such a surprising medium, especially the glazing process. I would never know how it will come out which is very suspenseful.

New Lamp Shade ( Ceradon finished, I was debating on having it just white but I wanted to try out Ceradon to make it to have a summer water feeling.) IMG_2578 IMG_2582 IMG_2581 IMG_2580 Small salt dishes IMG_2574 Microchan Torso vase + Cave seal with beret hat box IMG_2584 IMG_2585 Microchan Sculpture! planning on putting air-plants inside. IMG_2591 IMG_2588 IMG_2587