Why Ms. Minegishi has to generate more awareness of her craft

A good friend of mine forwarded me a link to the New York Times article “Lacquer to Wear” (thank you, Rebecca!). I’m thrilled that Ms. Minegishi’s beautiful artwork using natural lacquer called urushi (漆) was featured by a major US newspaper, because that’s exactly what I would like to see more of.  Many thanks to …

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What I want to share

What do I want to share with my future readers? As my name indicates, I’m originally from Japan, having lived in the US for 22 years.  Over the course of these years I have noticed that people in the US are more interested in things Japanese.  Were there so many sushi restaurants as there are …

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