Welcome to Hiroko Imada's Official Site

Hiroko is a painter, printmaker, and installation artist.  She has been a member of Make Space Studios in London 

and is a member of the Japan Artists Association and the International Association of Art.

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Photos from Hokusai: Making Waves event, the Interactive Installation work 

at the Great Court, The British Museum, London

 29 May- 2 June 2017 

                                                                                        

LATEST NEWS


10 & 11 Nov 2018 Christmas Market at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London


Wed 31 Jan - Wed 21 March 2018 from 6.30 - 8.30PM : 

Japanese Colour Woodblock Colour Printmaking course for adults

at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London


Jan 2018: Contemporary Japanese Print Exhibition 2018

at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia



To find out the details of exhibitions, workshops and events, 

please go to News or http://www.facebook.com/hirokoimada.uk



Creative Video Campaign shot for Vertu’s Aster Yosegi Wood filmed by the Kalory Agency 


HIROKO IMADA      Creating a work of art

            

Vertu commissioned Japanese artist, Hiroko Imada, to develop the campaign visual concept for Aster Yosegi Wood. Born in Tokyo, Hiroko studied at the Tokyo Zokei University and later at the Slade School of Fine Art (University College London). She has a unique talent in blending traditional Japanese artistic methods with modern technology to create something completely unique. These skills along with her experience in Japanese woodblock Printmaking, and Paper installation using her own Japanese handmade paper, make her the perfect artist to collaborate with as we launch the Aster Yosegi Wood.

Vertu invited Hiroko to develop the campaign visual concept for Aster Yosegi Wood because we wanted to work with a Japanese artist to create a piece of work inspired by the Yosegi wood pattern, which is based on bamboo weaves and fishnets. We chose to collaborate with Hiroko as her wood block printing techniques originated in the Edo Period, the same era as that which the Yosegi craftsmen started working. The resulting piece depicts a beautiful, traditional bamboo grove and was produced using a printing method called 'lithography on plywood', which was invented in Japan.


 

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