Archive

Author Archive

DFG themed art week “FLOCK…Toriten” West Gallery 2nd fl > Dec12

December 8th, 2015 Nigel No comments

CIMG4915946

A fantastic outpouring of feathered,winged,avian & imaginary creation for this, our first “FLOCK…Bird exhibition”! Here’s just a quick glimpse of the wonderful art currently greeting visitors to this entire 2nd floor west gallery exhibition! For more individual artist info please click onto our DFG schedule page here http://www.designfestagallery.com/form_en/gallery/exhibitors/list.php,

CIMG4859919

CIMG490841

CIMG4862384

CIMG4869502

CIMG4873691

CIMG4872332

CIMG4868265

CIMG4875163

CIMG4919716

CIMG4906531

CIMG4883964

CIMG4912760

CIMG4865460

CIMG4876913

CIMG4882707

Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

K I . PSY, 6 artist group exhibition, space 1F until Saturday 5th.

December 1st, 2015 Nigel No comments

CIMG4764321

Six creative friends , Katsunori, Shiko,Shinya,Moeko,Keiko & Minami fill their space with highly original,offbeat eye-candy !
http://creativeteam-kipsy.wix.com/kipsy

CIMG4749129

CIMG4755585

CIMG4750964

CIMG4762270

CIMG4768429

CIMG4785563

CIMG4783650

CIMG4781191

(above Katsunori)

CIMG4766479

CIMG4770513

CIMG4748365

CIMG4752515

CIMG4767257

CIMG4769366

CIMG4777438

CIMG4773933


Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

Kathmi…..solo space 1F painting exhibition until 11/27

November 26th, 2015 Nigel No comments

CIMG4550

A very high standard of sensual and sensitive works depicting the female form by artist Kathmi exhibiting with us for her first time.

CIMG4552

Japanese artist Kathmi Yoshida, is a painter & Graphic designer, in large scale painting at galleries events and alternative spaces world wide.
She simultaneously studying visual design at Musashino Art University 3 grade and work of paint&Design outside the education system. Born in Fukuoka Japan, and based in Tokyo.
Kathmi\’s intricate and complex style is rooted in a combination of Graffiti, Art Nouveau and Ukiyo-e. Watching her process, which she often exposes by painting front of an audience, allows a full appreciation of the level skill and vision she has.

CIMG4553

http://kathmi.com

CIMG4557

CIMG4554

CIMG4555

CIMG4558

CIMG4559

CIMG4560

CIMG4561

CIMG4562

CIMG4565

Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

REFLECTION group painting/graphic art/illustration group exhibition

November 13th, 2015 Nigel No comments

CIMG4366305

CIMG437068

A massive outpouring of talent in this large group exhibition which saw the project organizers select artists of extremely high standards  in order to showcase collectively with such a strong impact…………Reflection runs until 11/15 in the following spaces

Here is a splendid write up on Reflection by OTAKU NEWS http://otakumode.com/news/563705eb5e17c1f742423362/

1-C, 1-D, 1-F, 1-G, 101,102, Art pocket, W-1, W-2, W-3, W-4, W-5, W-6, W-8 , W-9, W-10, W-12, W-13, W-14, W-15, W-16, W-17, W-18, W-19, W-20, W-21, W -22, W-27, W-28, E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, E-5, E-6, E-7, E-8, E-9, E-10 , E-11, E-12, E-13, E-14, E-15, E-16, E-17, E-18, E-19

CIMG4362803

CIMG437122

CIMG4365624

CIMG4367544CIMG4368546CIMG4369826

CIMG4426216

CIMG4431982

CIMG4373170

CIMG4374440

CIMG4375483

CIMG4376758

CIMG4383465

CIMG4418259

CIMG4419144

CIMG4417965

CIMG4384798

CIMG4385992

CIMG4386651

CIMG4387687


CIMG4389251

CIMG4377172

CIMG4416709

CIMG4414303




Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

Handmade people 『Handmade 3days』East Gallery 101-A >11/8

November 6th, 2015 Nigel No comments

Fantastic 10 member handmade craft presentation with jewelry,ojet,fashion,accessories,interior and much more! Drop by and pick up something for Xmas, or just chat to the super-friendly creators…….I thoroughly enjoyed wandering about and talking with them.

Y000029741246

CIMG424768

CIMG4156577

CIMG419865

CIMG4164635

CIMG4170700

CIMG4232982

CIMG4242712

CIMG4253700

CIMG420977

CIMG4154465

CIMG4189486

CIMG4186440

CIMG4201201

CIMG4193529

CIMG4258115

CIMG4162581

CIMG41580

CIMG4185704

CIMG4250566

CIMG4222893

CIMG4153396

CIMG4165232

CIMG4208292

CIMG4200851

CIMG4255619

CIMG4183250

CIMG4235621

CIMG4231447

CIMG4218817

Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

Chiiro “when the wind blows” east gallery space 101B until Nov 8th

November 3rd, 2015 Nigel No comments

CIMG4067126

A superb collection of fine art dragons, craft masks,painted plaques,footwear and wave-smoothed pebbles! Please visit the artist’s site here http://chiiro.jp/ or better still drop by and say hi in person!

CIMG405925

CIMG4069193

CIMG4060186

CIMG4061662

CIMG4064712

CIMG4065657

CIMG4070782

CIMG4071153

CIMG4072559

CIMG4066471

Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags:

Toshirou Maruyama “CERAMIC ART TO BUY: HAKUSAN-KILN”

October 30th, 2015 Nigel No comments

Y000029360737

CIMG3982684

CIMG3975643

Outstanding ceramic kiln-fired pottery creation rendered by a true craftsman. HAKUSAN KILN pottery classes taught! http://heartland.geocities.jp/tmaruou/

Toshirou Maruyama was born in Tokyou in 1940. Graduated from Waseda University, English Education, in 1964. Taught English at
Chiba prefecture for years and studied fine arts at SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS IN NEW YORK for two years. Now opened Hakusangama kiln in Ibaragi, Toride and the ceramic gallery and taught ceramic art to the students.

toshiatsva285

Visit the well written and informative account of “TOSHI in NYC” here! http://heartland.geocities.jp/tmaruou/inny/index.html

CIMG3979482

CIMG3971453

CIMG3985764

Toshirou Maruyama is a painter and a photographer and a ceramic artist. He likes to be free from traditions and challeges various possiblities in art. Now he tries to burn ceramic works in charcoal kiln and use metalic slips on them. He likes Anmonites and produced various imaged shapes from Anmonites. Showed The Reborn Anmonite Tower at the exihition of National Gallery of Nogizaka.

CIMG3978447

CIMG3968116

Works of Hakusangama kiln are interesting to watch and use and easy to buy. Hold them in your hands and imagine you use and watch in your kitchen or living room!

CIMG3970775

CIMG3972683

Diversity of creative disciplines…….

viol617

auto241

cari578

CIMG3981305

Categories: Design Festa Gallery Tags: