Michelle Zacharias - Artist in Tokyo

Michelle Zacharias

I'm an artist in Tokyo, Japan

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Too artsy for the conservatives, and too conservatives for the artsies. Analogue etching and coloured pencil in a digital age. Being on the outside is no problem, since I am tall enough to stand on my toes and peek inside. Visual/verbal? That's me!

My Creations

  1. Celebration

    14 December 2015

    Six wooden panels of coloured pencil. Drawn to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Association of Foreign Wives of Japanese (AFWJ.org) with a show at Space Galleria in Chiba City. Purposefully large for visual impact to show that the show was one by pros, not hobbyists. Coloured pencils might have... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Season's Greetings

    25 December 2015

    Happy holidays to you and yours! (Not real snow but the tree at the Kitte building covered in artificial snow will have to do for this Canadian girl.)

  3. Next week's group show at Gallery Camellia in the Okuno bldg is a group of artists who usually use colour but have to work around the theme, 黒 (Black), chosen by Nana Masuda. When she first mentioned the theme, I remembered an etching of mine called, Willowy Darkness. I have... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  4. Heart Tokushima is a no-kill animal shelter run by Susan Mercer and Hitoshi Tojo outside of Tokushima City, Japan. It is hard to believe that a volunteer-run animal shelter in rural Shikoku could take care of 250+ animals, sometimes more, and both receive them and send them all over Japan... continue reading (3, 1 image)