Friday, July 15, 2016

Yasuko Saito

Yasuko Saito, an internationally known Japanese artist, quilter, and the president of Contemporary Quilt Association of Japan (JCQA), is interested in selling some of her quilts.

Yasuko Saito lives in Tokyo. She started patchwork in 1982, and was hired by Hearts & Hands, a arts and craft school, as a professional teacher in 1989. She has received numerous awards for her art quilts in Japan and from also International Quilt Festival (AIQA) in Houston, Texas, and Quilt National in Dairy Barn, Ohio. She also designs fabrics and offers art quilt classes in Japan.

Japanesku Yasuko (Yasuko Saito's Website) (written in Japanese)
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Quilt-Juku (classes offered by Japan Vogue Co., Ltd.) / teaches how to enjoy making art quilts since 2001.


Below is a list of her quilts that she hopes to find a good home.
Price includes taxes. Additional shipping cost including insurance will be charged on the price.
Please contact at momonmo.es (#) gmail.com if you have any questions about the quilts.


1. MOVEMENT #67


Size : 190cm × 176cm or 75" x 69"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Chemical fiber, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Odakyu Department store in China
Price : $1,130 ( + shipping)


2. MOVEMENT #66 - Silence and Cheerfulness


Size : 191cm × 178cm or 75" x 70"
Materials : Silk, Linen, Cotton, Chemical fiber, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Seibu Department Store in China
Price : $2,030 ( + shipping)


3. MOVEMENT #76 - Love


Size : 180cm × 168cm or 71" x 66"
Materials : Silk, Laces, Painting
Exhibited at : Seibu Department Store in Japan
Price : $900 ( + shipping)


4. MOVEMENT #69


Size : 96cm × 99cm or 38" x 39"
Materials : Silk, Laces made in France, Kanzashi (Japanese ornamental hairpin), velvet ribbon, images drawn with brush
Exhibited at : Japan-France Cultural Exchange Exhibition
Price : $395 ( + shipping)


5. MOVEMENT #21


Size : 153cm × 138cm or 60" x 54"
Materials : Silk
Exhibited at : Ueno-Matsuzakaya Department Store in Tokyo
Price : $788 ( + shipping)


6. MOVEMENT #19


Size : 211.5cm × 185cm or 83" x 73"
Materials : Silk
Exhibited at : Bronze award from Hearts & Hands
Price : $1,125 ( + shipping)


7. MOVEMENT #52


Size : 115cm × 86.5cm or 45" x 34"
Materials : Silk, linen,Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Ueno Royal Museum Prize exhibition in Tokyp
Price : $900 ( + shipping)


8. MOVEMENT #57 - Roads


Size : 37cm × 72cm or 14.5" x 28"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Price : $230 ( + shipping)


9. Fun #1


Size : 50cm × 50cm or 19.5" x 19.5"
Materials : Silk
Exhibited at : Kyoto Fan Exhibition Prize
Price : $125 ( + shipping) *$170 when purchased with #10 (Fun#2)


10. Fun #2


Size : 50cm × 50cm or 19.5" x 19.5"
Materials : Silk
Exhibited at : Kyoto Fan Exhibition Prize
Price : $125 ( + shipping) * $170 when purchased with #9 (Fun#1)


11. MOVEMENT #53


Size : 180cm × 190cm or 71" x 75"
Materials : Silk, Linen, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Ueno-Matsuzakaya Department Store in Ehime, Japan
Price : $1,915 ( + shipping)

"私にとって、時間の速さは 物事の大事さが見えたり消えたりする。
(The speed of time passing by let me realize appreciation or meaningless of things)
忙しい時間と共に 友人や景色や時間 そして 自分の年齢や物の考え方が変化していく。
(Along with busy time, my friends, scenes of life, my age, and my perception of life change)
時折 忙しさから外れて 私は私を じっと見つめる"
(From time to time, standing outside of busyness, I stare at my inner self)


12. MOVEMENT #58


Size : 50cm × 50cm or 19.5" x 19.5"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Exhibited in France (EPM), Published in Handicraft (magazine)
Price : $125 ( + shipping)
($285 when purchased with #12, #13, and #14 together).


13. MOVEMENT #59


Size : 50cm × 50cm or 19.5" x 19.5"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Exhibited in France (EPM), Published in Handicraft (magazine)
Price : $125 ( + shipping)
($285 when purchased with #12, #13, and #14 together).


14. MOVEMENT #60

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Size : 50cm × 50cm or 19.5" x 19.5"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Exhibited in France (EPM), Published in Handicraft (magazine)
Price : $125 ( + shipping)
($285 when purchased with #12, #13, and #14 together).


15. MOVEMENT #33


Size : 110cm × 110cm or 43" x 43"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Black leather, Machine embroidery
Exhibited at : Published in Patchwork Tsushin #135 (Magazine)
Price : $788 ( + shipping)


16. MOVEMENT #13


Size : 66.5cm × 67cm or 26" x 26"
Materials : Silk, Cotton
Price : $565 ( + shipping)


17. MOVEMENT #14


Size : 193cm × 196cm or 76" x 77"
Materials : Silk, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Elected as one of the 100 Japanese artists "Japanese Fabric 100 Artists Exhibition"
Price : $2,030 ( + shipping)


18. MOVEMENT #36


Size : 171cm × 199cm or 67" x 78"
Materials : Silk, Hand-made Japanese Paper, Painting (岩彩 Iwairodori)
Exhibited at : Japanese Contemporary Quilt Association Exhibition in Morioka, Aomori, Japan
Price : $2,030 ( + shipping)


19. MOVEMENT #70


Size : 191cm × 218cm or 75" x 86"
Materials : Silk, Linen
Exhibited at : Seibu Department Store in Japan
Price : $1,465 ( + shipping)


20. MOVEMENT #65




(The images show the process of making the quilt. Pictures of completed quilt is not available right now, but will be posted when it becomes available.)
Size : 196cm × 188cm or 77" x 74"
Materials : Silk, Cotton, Hand-made Japanese Paper
Exhibited at : Nihonbashi-Mitsukosi Department Store in Tokyo
Price : $1,690 ( + shipping)
Motif is 「火消しの政次郎 Firefighter Seijiro」who is a Japanese historical man who succeeded his life as a firefighter around the middle of 1800.


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