Midori Furze is a Japanese-born Sydney-based contemporary artist. Since 2002 she has participated in many solo and group exhibitions, including the finalist in the Warringah Art Prize, Hornsby Art Prize, Northbridge Art Prize and Manly Art Gallery. Midori was a resident artist at Eramboo Artists Environment, Terrey Hills in 2010.
Midori's works are influenced by her Japanese background, having studied calligraphy, Japanese music, literature and visual arts since childhood.
She’s also passionate about orgami – Traditional Japanese paper folding. She has run many origami workshops for children and adults in Sydney including the Powerhouse Museum Discovery Centre, Sydney International Motor Show, UTS, Warringah Council, Willoughby Council, Penrith Council, Parramatta City Council, North Sydney Community Centre Sydney Children’s Hospital and more. She is organizing Origami Festival in Manly for Manly Arts Festival 2013 in September.
Several "How to Paint" articles, in which Midori shares her knowledge of art, have been published in "Fine Art & Decorative Painting" magazine (Vol. 16 No.10, Vol.16 No.11, Vol.17 No.2, Vol.17 No.3 and Vol.17 No.12).
Midori's works are held in private and corporate collections in the UK, Europe, USA, Japan and Australia.
She is available for commission work, and her studio in Brookvale opens by appointment.
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