Haruka Furusaka | ふるさかはるか

ふるさか はるか(美術家/版画家/木版画アトリエ空中山荘 主宰)

ふるさか はるか(美術家/版画家/木版画アトリエ空中山荘 主宰)



Haruka Furusaka (Visual artist/Printmaker/President of Kucyusansou Woodblock Printmaking)

Born in Osaka in 1976.
She has been involved in woodblock printmaking using materials cultivated in nature, and about the lives of people who are deeply rooted in nature. She continues to make paint from soil obtained in her surroundings, grasp nature with materials, and produce artwork in which the breath of people can be felt.

After receiving her B.A. in Painting from Musashino Art University in 1999, she worked as an assistant for woodblock print workshop. She started her activities from 2002. Besides staying in northern countries such as Finland and Norway to produce and exhibit her artwork, she also visited mountains in various places. Recently, she has been working on artwork with themes on words and handwork of people who coexist with nature. She founded “Kucyusansou Woodblock Printmaking” in 2010. Through workshops, she has been involved in activities to convey her fascination of woodblock print that has elements of both handwork and visual art.