Medium

Mixed Media


Dimensions

28.0 x 38.0 cm


Year Created

2022

About

9 x 12 inches. Oil, cold wax and colored pencil on gessoed board tinted with indigo dye. Part of LA series. Surfing is life. Says this Pisces, who doesn’t actually surf in the waters enough but knows that feeling of pure bliss when you catch a wa...

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Shizuka Kusayanagi's Perspective

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Surfing is life. Says this Pisces, who doesn’t actually surf in the waters enough but knows that feeling of pure bliss when you catch a wave. Surfing, like life, throws you ever-changing waves, and you have to intend to ride the wave of choice in that moment, trusting that even if you get knocked down, you'll come out of it alive, ready to catch the next one. There may be days you have to just float on the water, waiting for the right one to come, but the more you ride, the wiser you get at disc

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Curriculum Vitae

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Born in 1982 in Japan. Currently residing in Los Angeles.

Education
2004 · Parsons School of Design

Communication Design

Selected Press
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Honors and Awards
Aug 10, 2023

Spring 2023 Hopper Prize

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Asking Price

$1,050.00 USD

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