"I like the lotus. It is connected with the Buddha and is traditional in Japan. A real lotus would have softer colors than in my collage."
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Midori creates art as part of Hospitality House Creative Arts Program, the only free-of-charge fine arts studio and gallery space in San Francisco. She is originally from Japan and has been making art since she was a young child. Midori loves all kinds of artwork, painting, ceramics, doll making, and other hobbies, such as sewing and making clothes. Midori describes feeling really happy when making art and makes all of her art from her imagination—she uses no pre existing patterns, images or photographs.
As reflected in her art, Midori has a love of nature and animals and describes that she has been caring for animals her whole life. Since moving to San Francisco, Midori has used her art skills and caring nature to help many people. She has taught art to children, seniors and has been involved in running a non-profit that helps Japanese newcomers get oriented to life in San Francisco. Midori hopes to improve her health and have a peaceful life as well as contribute to others lives through sharing the peace and calm that her art brings.
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