Eclo Art is going to be part of Exhibition ‘OKONOMI – YA’’ and is Emy’s first exhibition since she arrived to New Zealand.
Emy is of Colombian and Japanese heritage and has been living in New Zealand since 2015. In Colombia, she has discovered her passion for coloured clay. Ever since she has created various cultures and nature-inspired clay artworks and jewellery on her business called Eclo Art. This year she is focusing on creating lots of pieces that can be felt by touching them too.
Tomoyo runs a shop Wrap16 to introduce the art of traditional bent wooden craft from her hometown Akita, the far north of Japan to New Zealand, the island of the far south.
Masako K Styles
Masako is a Japanese artist/illustrator based in Wellington. She has learnt digital art at college in San Diego and has continued to create digital art as well as traditional art since then. Her favourite media are ink pen, watercolour and digital and she particularly loves drawing plants and people.
Atsuko is from Iwate, Japan. She has learnt doll-making in Japan and cartonnage when living in Belgium for four years. She loves incorporating Japanese culture in her artwork making kimono for her dolls, and using old kimono fabric for her boxes.
Takako is from Tokyo, Japan and moved to Wellington, New Zealand in 2011. She loves sewing, felt-work and creating jewellery. All of the origami earrings are folded by her with Japanese chiyogami paper which is thicker and softer than standard paper.
Hiro is originally from Japan living in this beautiful Aotearoa since 2004. He enjoys creating arts using nz beautiful and lush plants.