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About Akatsuki

Akatsuki 暁 〜Akatsuki~

Author of art therapy book /Illustrator/ Child therapist /Jewelry designer 

Mission of Akatsuki is producing place and time that people can express themselves through the art workshops. Born in Canada in 1973, Brought up in Japan.



Education

1997

Graduated from Tama art University

Degree : Japanese painting 2008 Summer session in FIT , NYC.

Certificate : Jewelry design, Water colour illustration 2010 Heart step college

Certificate : Child therapy , Gestalt therapy



Experience

1997~2001

・VENDOME YAMADA corp.

Worked as a Jewelry Designer

 

2001~2010

・ Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry Tokyo

Jewelry Design Lecturer

 

2001~2003

・New York Diary Jewelry produced by Norika Fujiwara

Jewelry Design

 

2003

・The Tour of MISIA 2004 MARS and ROSES

Made costume jewelry

 

2004

『Shinobi』Japanese movie Made

costume jewelry for main movie character

  ・The Japan Foundation

Illustrated cover illustration for journal for Japanese teacher

 

2005

・Swarovsky 2007 Spring/Summer Exhibition

 

2007

Exhibited at Swarovsky 2007s/s exhibition

Created original jewelry using new cut and colour crystal

 

2011〜2014

・Art therapy Workshop for children at Kodomo no Shiro in Tokyo

 

2012

Invited participant Sharjah Children’s Book Fair in Sharjah, UAE

・Art therapy workshop for Social Art Fiesta at Kawasaki City Museum in Japan

 

2013

Oki Art Trial Book Fair in Shimane Prefecture in Japan

 ・Art therapy workshop for Social Art Fiesta at Kawasaki City Museum in Japan

 

2001〜2015

Exhibited at Bologna Children’s Book Fair , Italy

 

2015

Published "Flying Seed Over The Seed"

 

Bologna in 2013

Bologna in 2013

Bologna in 2013



about Art Therapy


about Art Therapy



about Art Therapy

Workshop in NYC Sumi-e & Art Therapy 〜Emotional light Art Therapy workshop〜

July 23rd-24th,2015  11:00〜20:00
Workshop: July 24th Friday,14:00&18:30 (about 90 minutes)
J- LABO BROOKLYN

300-302 7TH STREET
Brooklyn NY 11215 (Entrance: J+B DESIGN)


fee:free  Accept the first 20 people per workshop
Enjoy making an emotional light in a Japanese artwork exhibition.This workshop combines the method of Art therapy with the technic of Sumi-e(Japanese traditional brush painting).The style of Sumi-e by  Kunio Suzuki  is modern and must attract you. A spiritual awakening :  You can project ’you’ within the light. Will take the first step for you to know the inner self.We draw four kinds of feelings through using technique of Sumi-e on Washi(Japanese traditional paper). Your four kinds of feelings will be illuminated by LED lamps. You bring it back home.

Misuzu-session