Get ready to experience a special moment in your daily life through the eyes of four talented female artists at the upcoming "縁涼み" exhibition in Art for Thought. Starting on July 19th, immerse yourself in the cool and refreshing expressions of Mitsuko Taketa's porcelain, Masuno Yoshida's glasswork, Miko Masukata's sculpture and painting, and Rumi Honda's calligraphy. Don't miss the chance to indulge in limited edition sweets by the artists during the exhibition, and join us for an unforgettable summer evening on the veranda.
ARTIST'S INTRODUCTION / STATEMENT
Art for Thought is proud to present the “Ryomi” exhibition featuring the works of four female artists from July 19th to August 5th. Visitors will have the chance to experience the refreshing expressions of Mitsuko Taketa's porcelain, Masuno Yoshida's glasswork, Miko Masukata's sculpture and painting, and Rumi Honda's calligraphy.
Taketa, born in Tokyo in 1988, graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts with a major in ceramics. Her works focus on delicate and intricate patterns on porcelain pieces, which evoke a sense of tranquility and elegance.
Yoshida, a graduate of Musashino Art University with a major in glass, expresses a unique perspective on the fragile and transparent material through her intricate and colorful glasswork.
Masukata, born in Toyama in 1979, graduated from Tama Art University with a major in glass. She currently resides in Saitama, and her works of sculpture and painting showcase a deep connection with nature and a strong emphasis on texture.
Honda, born in Yamanashi in 1989, has been practicing calligraphy since the age of five. Her works are based on classical calligraphy, but she adds her own unique interpretation to create art that is both modern and traditional.
In addition to the exhibition, visitors can indulge in limited edition sweets created by the artists themselves. The exhibition will be held from July 19th to August 5th, with the cafe open from 11:00-18:00 and the bar & dinner from 18:00-23:00. On July 31st, Art for Thought will host the Ginza stroll in a yukata event, and the cafe will be open from 14:00-18:00. Don't miss this unique opportunity to enjoy the talents of these four incredible female artists.
2015 Completed graduate studies at Tokyo University of the Arts in the Department of Crafts (Ceramics).
2013 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Crafts (Ceramics).
1988 Born in Tokyo
YOSHIDA MASANO (Glass)
2013 HALI'S GlassArtStudio
2009 Glass major in the Department of Crafts and Industrial Design, Musashino Art University.
MASUKO MASAKO (Sculpture/Painting)
2002 Graduated from the Glass Course of the Department of Crafts, Tama Art University, currently producing works in Saitama Prefecture.
1979 Born in Toyama Prefecture
HONDA RUMI (Calligraphy)
1989 Born in Yamanashi Prefecture in, began holding a brush at the age of five and currently creates works based on classical calligraphy using her unique sensibility.