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TOJIKI & SUMI-E

by

Alistair Whyte & Junko Azukawa

Thur 28 July – Sun 21 Aug 2022

 

Opening Night: Thursday 28 July, 6:00pm – 7:30 pm 

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An experience of Japanese culture through Clay & Calligraphy.

An exhibition of ceramics used for Chado and ink calligraphic paintings reflecting Japanese aesthetics. Featuring the work of master potter Alistair Whyte and expert calligrapher and artist Junko Azukawa. This exhibition hopes to reveal a glimpse of Japanese culture, especially that connected to Chado (Tea ceremony).
Curator: Dakini Maddock

 

EXHIBITION-RELATED EVENTS

Chadô (‘The Way of Tea’ - traditional Japanese tea ceremony): 

Saturday 6, August 2pm - demonstration by Ritsuko
Performed by Ritsuko (Sôritsu) Greenwood
Chadô Urasenke Tankôkai
Melbourne Association
茶道裏千家淡交会メルボルン協会

A special live performance by artist Junko Azukawa: 

Sunday 7 August 10.30 to 11.30am

Entry by Donation

Workshops with artist Junko Azukawa: 

Sunday 7 Aug 12-3pm  - Japanese Ink Art with Junko Azukawa


Friday 19 Aug 10am-12pm  - Japanese Ink Art with Junko Azukawa

Sunday 28 Aug 12-3pm - Japanese Ink Art with Junko Azukawa (intermediate)

YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub

252A Maroondah Hwy, Healesville

with disabled access at rear via Furmston Lane

Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Past exhibitions (solo*)

Jul - Aug 2022 "Tojiki & Sumi-s" YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub, Healesville, Australia.

May 2022 "The wisdom of animals & nature", Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Australia.*

Mar - May 2022 "Kotodama", Art Gallery 275, Ivanhoe, Australia.

Oct - Nov 2019 "Spring", Heathcote Contemporary Art, Heathcote, Australia.

Oct - Nov 2019 "The instant <<O>> - Mushin", Upstairs 22 Gallery, Castlemaine, Australia.

Mar - May 2018 "in conTEXT", Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Melbourne.

Nov - Dec 2017 "Creation in Earth and Water", East and West Art, Melbourne.

Oct – Dec 2017 "Works on Paper", Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Melbourne.

Aug - Sep 2017 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.

Aug - Sep 2016 "in memory of Hiroshima Peace Day", St Michael’s Gallery, Melbourne.*

Jul 2016 - Feb 2017 "Bamboo", National Gallery of Victoria, Australia.

Jun - Jul 2016 Montsalvat Gallery, Melbourne.

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.*

Oct 2015 "Sound of Japanese Ink", Eltham Library community Gallery, Australia. *

Apr - May 2015 Asahi presents "Power of Japanese Art", No Vacancy Gallery, Australia.

Aug - Sep 2014 Teppankai Japanese Restaurant, Melbourne, Australia.*

Apr 2014 Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Jan 2013 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.*

Sep 2010 “Notes from the heart”, Kazari Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.*

Oct 2009 "GO FONT YOUR SELF", KIRIN Presents Exhibition, DONT COME, Melbourne, Australia.

Jun 2009 "GO FONT YOUR SELF", KIRIN Presents Exhibition, Peer Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Jun - Sep 2009 "me and my TOYOTA", Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Jun 2009 Australia on Collins, Melbourne, Australia.

May 2009 Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Mar - Apr 2009 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.*

Feb - Mar 2009 “Women's Salon: Stories of Hope”, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Feb - Mar 2009 “Linden Postcard Show”, Linden Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Dec 2008 - Feb 2009 “Fresh Edges: Timeless Pieces”, Kazari Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Nov 2008 Hokuriku Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

Sep - Oct 2008 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.

Jul 2008 “Shikai - Fields of Vision”, Fad Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Jun - Jul 2008 “Making Marks” exhibition, Kazari Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Apr 2008 “Art Melbourne” with Kazari Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Dec 2007 Jiyu-Kan Selected Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

Nov 2007 Hokuriku Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

May - Jun 2007 Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Australia.*

Nov 2006 Hokuriku Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

Sep 2006 Australia on Collins, Melbourne, Australia.

Feb 2006 Kokoro Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.*

June 2005 Jiyu-Kan Selected Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

May 2005 Women’s Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition, Toyama, Japan

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Exhibited at National Gallery of Victoria July 2016 - Feb 2017

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Exhibited at Eltham Library Community Gallery Oct 2015