Nana Shiomi makes contemporary woodcut prints, often using traditional Japanese icons. And the Japanese way of printing with water-based colours, but utilising new materials and tools.
Born in Osaka, Japan, she studied oil painting and printmaking at the Tama Art University (BA, MA), Tokyo. Shiomi came to London to study contemporary art and received an MA in printmaking from the Royal College of Art in 1991. She has been living and working in London since 1989.
Works held in public collections: Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal College of Art, Wimbledon School of Art, London. Brunel University, Middlesex. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Oriental Museum, Durham. Tama Art University, Tokyo
Waves (Left) + BOOK This Side and the Other Side , 2017
Woodcut on Japanese Paper
22 x 52 cms
Image size 14 x 43cm Edition 40