• $1300
  • size 15" × 14" × 1"
  • year 2019
  • materials Acrylic on canvas
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“Rather than being logical and intentional in my process, I approach making art with my whole self. My painting involves the free association of form and color to produce affective responses. Having a Japanese heritage and a sensibility for the landscape of Aomori, my stylized compositions reference that visual serenity.” — Misato Suzuki
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About the Artist

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Misato Suzuki (b. 1975) is a Japanese painter and designer based in Carlsbad, California. Influenced by the traditional craft and folk art of Aomori in northern Japan, she creates paintings that combine familiar figures and abstract forms. Rather than being logical or measured, the artist approaches painting with intuition and feeling, striking a balance between stillness and movement. Her works have been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan and most recently in the US Consulate Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Suzuki earned her BA from Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA and her MFA from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • Misato Suzuki
  • Misato Suzuki speaks with us about the importance of coffee, the influence of craft and folk art, and simplifying her work.
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  • In Good Company
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  • At Uprise
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  • At Home
  • An urban farmhouse in North Carolina
  • Nestled in the hills of Hope Valley, our friends at Becky Shea Design transform this traditional North Carolina home into a modern hideaway.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Visit with Misato Suzuki
  • Follow us inside Misato Suzuki's studio for a look behind the making of her "Peace of Mind" and "Punkt (dots) Carnival" series.

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