Woodcut on Japanese washi paper. Inspired by the beauty of Japanese ceramics, the artist uses traditional woodblock technique to create a sense of depth
Nana Shiomi (b. 1956) started painting in oils at the age of fourteen, and soon developed an interest in contemporary art. She studied at Tama Art University, Tokyo, from 1975 to 1981, and then at the Royal College of Art in London from 1989 to 1991. She has had several solo exhibitions, mainly in Japan and the United Kingdom, and has participated in many group exhibitions. She has been selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition for the last nine years and was short-listed for the “Insight Image of the Year” Award in 2006. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, The Oriental Museum Durham University, and Th ...
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