June 26 – Exploring Paper Making with Mami Takahashi

Exploring_PapermakingTuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00pm
at the Crooked Tree Arts Center

Workshop Description

In this two-hour workshop, students will explore different methods of paper-making from Japan and the U.S. and create postcard size hand-made papers. They will be encouraged to incorporate decorative materials from their own environment, such as flower petals, leaves, strings, pins, anything thin and/or flat materials they find and use in their daily life.

All supplies will be provided, however, students may wish to bring flowers, leaves, yarns, strings, etc- anything flat and/or thin materials.

About the Instructor

Takahashi received her MFA in Contemporary Studio Practice from Portland State University (Portland, OR) in 2013. She earned a BFA in Japanese Painting from Joshibi University of Art and Design (Japan), where she was awarded a prize for her thesis work. Takahashi also obtained an Associate of Fine Art in Aesthetics from Aoyama-gakuin Women’s College (Tokyo, Japan). Currently, she is a research scholar at the University of Oregon, focusing on the conceptual understanding of Japanese aesthetics. Her work has been collected and exhibited internationally at the following art establishments: Toriizaka Art in Japan; Gwangju Fork Art Museum in South Korea; Southern Alberta Art Gallery in Canada; International Museum in Texas; Museum & ArtSpace; and Littman Gallery in Oregon.


This information was copied from Crooked Tree Arts Center’s website. 


Below are photos from the event.