Celebrating the Fruition of Good Deeds

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David Kimball Anderson

We are pleased to announce the addition of David Kimball Anderson to our collection of featured artists. Currently living and working in Santa Cruz and the Bay Area, David employs influences, from Zen philosophies to natural phenomena, to create sculptures and installations that provoke meditation and contemplation.

_MG_8351 summer 1In the winter of 2014, Chef David Kinch, owner of Manresa Restaurant in Los Gatos, invited David Kimball Anderson to install one sculpture in his restaurant at the onset of each new season. Selected pieces from the Manresa Seasons series are currently on display at Iwasawa Oriental Arts. Additional works are featured in an exhibit at the museum in Los Gatos. Learn more about David and his work.

Book Review: Creativity within Tradition

The Continuity of Japanese Aesthetics: Creativity within Tradition, by Iwasawa Oriental Art
By Kazuko Kameda-Madar



iJaponesque is a way of revealing the nature of creativity within tradition, the soul of Japanese aesthetics. As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, the Gallery is taking a new direction in presenting traditional art and culture in a new way that appeals to all generations. Learn more at www.iJaponesque.com.


Netsuke Online Research Center

The Netsuke Online Research Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the cultural awareness, aesthetics, and enjoyment of Netsuke and related Japanese Art Works all over the world.

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