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BLOSSOM (2018) by Risa Wada

BLOSSOM (2018) by Risa Wada

RISA WADA 

b. Kuala Lumpur, 1972

 

BLOSSOM, 2018

 

Signed and dated (lower right)

Acrylic on canvas 

76 cm x 101 cm

 

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  • About the Artist

    Born in 1972, Risa Wada is an emerging Malaysian-based artist with a Japanese spouse. She graduated with a certificate in Fashion Design from Eric’s Fashion School, Penang in 1991. She pursued a diploma in Business Administration with Stamford College to expand her skillset for her career. Upon graduation, Wada worked in an investment bank for 18 years but quitted her job to pursue her childhood dream as an artist.

     

    Wada's initial art inspiration came from her cat Toro as he often stares at cacti. Wondering how Toro sees the world, she imagines how the plant spirits, or "Anima" (Latin word of "Soul") would look like and starts to combine two aspects of life in her works: Mother Nature & Human Emotions. In addition, she looks up to her idols, Yayoi Kusama & Joan Miro, for changing people’s perceptions of contemporary art. 

    SOLO EXHIBITION

    2019   Yasuragi - Repose, Younie Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

     

    GROUP EXHIBITION & EXPO

    2022   Personal Structures 6th ed by European Cultural Centre, in conjunction with Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

    2020   Shanghai International Art Fair 2nd EdItion, Shanghai, China

    2020   SEKAKI International Art Group Show, KL City Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

    2019   Art Asia@KL 2019 Asian Warisan Fair, Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur

    2018   Art Asia@KL 2018 Hotel Art Expo, Palace of the Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur

  • Certificate of Authenticity

    This artwork is accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.

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