Original Artwork: Michiko Kamee’s “full of chrysanthemum” Kyo-Satsuma teacup
Region: Kyoto, Japan
Our Kikka journal reproduces Michiko Kamee’s “full of chrysanthemum” design originally handpainted with gold overglaze and colour on china by employing Kyo-Satsuma. In this Paperblanks book cover design the viewer can see hints of the kaleidoscope of flowers in bloom, as well as fine boned artistry in every brush stroke and hue.
About Michiko Kamee
1978 – Born in Yokohama and grew up in Urawa, Saitama
2006 – Graduated from Traditional Art School of Kyoto, Japan; Moved to Europe and began exhibiting her work
2016 – Moved to Bangkok, Thailand
2011 – “Michiko Kamee” at Gallery Rafu, Urawa, Saitama
2012 – Kyoto Art & Antique, Kyoto
2012 – “pièce” at Sakoda Art Gallery, Kobe
2013 – Kyoto Art Fair, Kyoto
2014 – Asia Hotel Art Fair, Hong Kong; Kobe Art Marche, Kobe, Japan; Asia Hotel Art Fair, Seoul, Korea; “Kaguwashii Hikari” at Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo
2015 – “Michiko Kamee” at Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo
About Paperblanks: At Paperblanks, we believe that art should have a place in all aspects of life. That’s why we follow the artist’s way in everything we do – creating, crafting and releasing designs we believe have the power to touch people. For more about Paperblanks, go to our website at paperblanks.com.