Ebonised Turned Bowl
Ebonised Turned bowl by Melbourne based artist Makiko Ryujin.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Makiko Ryujin is a wood turner and photographer who is based in a new studio in Fawkner.
Born in Aizu Wakamatsu in the Fukushima prefecture of Japan, Makiko grew up in Takasaki, in Gumma, before spending one year of high school in Jakarta, Indonesia, and finishing her high school studies in Melbourne, Australia. Following high school, Makiko completed a Bachelor of Photography degree at RMIT University, Melbourne.
After university, Makiko worked in a variety of photographic fields. These ranged from fashion, to product photography, and editorial photography for a renowned Japanese guide book publisher. In late 2014 Makiko started studying woodwork part time with the Victorian Woodworkers Association. By mid 2016 she had decided to pursue woodwork and was at Space Tank Studio in early 2017. As a wood turner, she calls heavily upon her Japanese childhood.
Dimensions & Weight: H 80 x Dia 250mm, 385g
Dimensions & Weight: H 70 x Dia 240mm, 250g
Materials: Ebonsied wood
Care Instructions: Do not wash.
Due to the handmade nature of the products dimensions may vary on individual pieces.
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Handmade in Australia.