Hide and seek by Kanako Abe

Kanako Abe

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Hand cut. One of a kind exclusively sold at Toi Art Gallery

Artwork dimension: 6 x 8 inches 

Mounted on 8x11 inch colored paper (see color options. Please specify color preference at checkout)

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About the artist:

Kanako Abe is a Kiri-e artist based in Seattle, originally from Sendai, Japan. Kiri-e means the art of paper-cutting in Japanese. After graduating from San Francisco State University with BA in Theatre Arts and few years of working as a costume and prop designer in San Francisco Bay Area, she decided to pursue a different path as an artist and tell stories through paper-cut visual poetry. Kanako’s paper-cut art is entirely hand cut from a single sheet of paper with a precision knife, and it requires a lot of concentration and many hours to create.
For Kanako, creating Kiri-e art is a way of observing and meditating on everyday thoughts, emotions, nature and interconnectivity of the universe.