Visiting artist, Motoko Furuhashi will be coming to CSU’s Art Department next week! She will be hosting a number of artist talks, as well as a Glass Box Gallery installation and reception.
Motoko Furuhashi was born in Tokyo, Japan. While growing up in Tokyo, she received her introduction to art from her grandfather. Her recent works has been inspired by her experiences traveling around the world, and road that takes her to go one place to another. She received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she is appointed as an Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the Oakland Museum of California, Alliages in Lille, France, and Nobana Art Works in Ginza, Tokyo. Publications include 500 Plastic Jewelry design by Lark Books, New Rings: 500+ Designs from Around the World by Nicolas Estrada, and Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin.
See the events page for more details on Furuhashi’s itinerary