Ayaka Tadano

Born in Miyagi Prefecture in 1992.
2018 Master’s Degree in Art and Education – Aesthetics and Art History, Graduate School of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts
2016 Bachelor’s Degree in Japanese Painting, College of Art and Design at Musashino Art University

Materials –
Washi (Japanese paper), Iwa Enogu (powdered mineral pigment), Suihi Enogu (powdered mud pigment), Nikawa (animal glue), Silver Foil


In an ever transient and changing landscape,
I wanted to depict a place where myself and others could feel belonging.
I know that people and nature are mortal,
but I decided to gather the beauty and hope and other traces of life to create a new landscape that I find beautiful.