Torii Ippo (1930 – 2011) began his career in bamboo arts at the age of 20. This exhibition is a retrospective, showcasing twelve masterworks, including Torii’s first Nitten submission, Bond, 1981, and the last piece he completed, Spring Tide, which was posthumously exhibited in the Modern Craft Artists Exhibition in 2012.
Torii’s work is in collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens; De Young Museum; Asian Art Museum San Francisco; Nishio City Museum, Japan; and Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Isohi is one of only a handful of Japanese women to earn recognition in the bamboo arts. Born in Otawara City, Tochigi Prefecture, Isohi studied the Sogetsu style of flower arrangement and the Sencha tea ceremony. Her desire to arrange flowers in her own baskets led her to a class in 1997 with local bamboo teacher Yagisawa Tadashi, son of well-known artist Yagisawa Keizo. Isohi advanced rapidly and her baskets won many awards at the All Japan Amateur Bamboo Art … Read More
Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) will host the exhibition To Keep the Name Daughter with works by Kelsey Hennegen in June 2021. The opening date is June 4, 2021 in HSFF’s El Zaguán’s sala located at 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2, Santa Fe, NM. The exhibition will continue through June 25, 2021. The regular hours for the exhibition space are currently Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm, or by appointment, and will be online at historicsantafe.org. To Keep the Name … Read More
ART TENT SATURDAYS at Eye on the Mountain Art Gallery, Saturdays 11am – 3pm throughout the month of July 2021! Starting Saturday, July 3, meet us outdoors behind the gallery in the newly renovated back parking area for a colorful array of artworks, gifts, jewelry, fashion, & more in the unique art tent.