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takuji hamanaka

Studio Building
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Studio Location
Warping, 2011 mixed media
Simmering, 2010 mixed media
Land sliding, 2011 mixed media
Dark ocean, 2012 mixed media
Wavey, 2012 mixed media
Artist's Statement

My interest is making simple images to construct repetitious forms and patterns by applying layers of color and shape. I want to add emphasis to the structural patterns that are derived from the accumulation of simple units. To this end, mixing Japanese style woodblock and Chin Cole process seem to fit well. Variously shaped/cut Ganpi papers were repeatedly pasted on the surface of woodblock to bring about subtle difference in layers and colors. Accumulations of paper create nuanced color on surface that has physical depth of layered paper.


Showing in various group shows in NY area.
Recent fellowship 2011 NYFA, MacDowell residency 2013