Feb 25, 2010

Branching Out: Tree Art by Naoko Ito

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Branching out – Photograph by Naoko Ito

I came across Naoko Ito’s work sifting through todayandtomorrow. A Tokyo-born artist now living in New York city; Naoko’s work draws heavy influence from nature. In this series titled Urban Nature 2009, Naoko uses over-sized mason jars to preserve life. Absolutely love these visuals!

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Tree Branch in Jars Art – Photograph by Naoko Ito

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Supporting Life – Photographs by Naoko Ito

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Tree Branch Art by Naoko Ito

EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York, NY, USA
Master of Fine Arts Degree in Fine Arts will be awarded May 2010

MUSASHINO ART UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Science of design 2001

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2004 WHITE BOX LOCAL 525, White Box/the annex, New York, NY, USA
2007 COLOR PARTY-Red-, DIC Color Square, Tokyo, Japan
2008 COLOR PARTY-Blue-, Ozone Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009 A Legacy Revised, Westside Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2009 COLOR PARTY-Purple-, Yasashii yokan gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010 MULTIPLEX, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA

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SOURCES
- Naoko Ito Official Site
- First spotted on: Today and Tomorrow

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Had to include this one. Camouflage tree trunk, SICK!



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