The word, Tsukuroi (繕い) relates to the Japanese philosophy of “No Mind (無心, Mushin)” which encompasses concepts of non-attachment, acceptance of change, and fate as aspects of human life.

All the participating artists have generously agreed to donate 10% (and Iwasawa Oriental Art also donates 10%) total of 20% of this exhibition profit to support the COVID-19 pandemic fund through the American Red Cross.

Iwasawa Oriental Art wishes that this event will generate activity and online marketing in the community. Please check out the art pieces at the beautiful Japanese garden of Iwasawa Oriental Art.

By appointment only: Please contact us for an appointment.

Artworks from the participating artists


Ken Matsumoto

Concrete and Volcanic Cinder
H 18” x D 25”
Price upon request.

The piece created using the joint-call technique employs two different materials; Concrete and Volcanic Cinder, combining two aesthetically different/nature and man-made into one uniquely unified product.

It is a symbolic piece as Mending Art-Contributing to the realization of creating harmony with people and art through giving back to society.


Hiroko Ohno

Pigment and acrylic on paper mounted on wood panel
H 24” x W 29″
Price upon request.

“My artwork is derived from a simple question: Where is our human being coming from? How did the universe originate?”

Single Cutaway Guitar with Decorated Surface of Multi-wood Mosaic

Seth Janofsky

H 40” x W 13”
Price upon request.

Back & Sides: Mahogany on chambered Alder core
Top: Mosaic of various woods in their natural colors
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood, w/ block Mother of Pearl inlays
Bindings: All wood (natural white holly)


Gregory Burns

Oil and mix media on canvas
H 36” x W 36”

Gregory Burns is a dedicated artist whose inspirational life has been filled with achievements which, as he acknowledges in his book, Painted Journey are often surprising even to himself: “Though stumbling, I move forward, arriving in places I could never have imagined before starting out. I’m still getting used to this after 30 years of stubbing toes and wasting paint.”

Samurai Coat (Back)

Evelyn Consorti

Acrylics and mixed media on canvas
H 48” x W 36”
$ 2,700

Wabi Sabi

Lorraine Lawson

Mixed media
H 36” x W 24”

In traditional Japanese aesthetics, wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”.

Anew 2

James Ong

Mixed media on canvas
H 18” x W 18”

A new beginning,  a new hope for a better world and environment, and where everyone gets along with each other and other living beings.

Yao-pi Hsu

Yao-Pi Hsu Photography

Archival pigment print
H 24”x W36”

I took this photo at China: 山東省濟南市大明湖
Enjoy always looking for reflection when near the water.
I walked along the back of the lake; I was attracted by the little pink lily pond with the tree reflections for perfect shot. For each good picture, there are three elements: it is right time, right location and the lucky person to see it: 天時/地利/人和

Momotarō (桃太郎) Scroll

Japanese painting with the original certificate box by the artist.

Circa 19th Century
H 77” x W 21”

In Japanese culture, people celebrate health and happiness for boys.
It’s known as Tango no Sekku  (端午の節句)
Momotarō (桃太郎, “Peach Boy”) is a popular hero of Japanese folkloreō

兜 KABUTO (Japanese helmet)

Signed by 早乙女家久

Late 1500s
Price upon request.

This helmet is an authentic Samurai helmet from the late 1500s that was used when the country of Japan was in a state of constant civil warfare
so it has definitely seen use on the battlefield.
Kabuto (兜, 冑)

Massive Antique Imari Porcelain Vase

Circa 19th Century
H 39” x W 24”
Price upon request.

Gamboling Shishi/Pair of six-panel screens

Signed by Kano Sokuyu Hitsu (狩野即誉筆) with 2 artist’s Seals

Ink & Gold leaf on paper
Circa 18th Century
H 6’ x W 14’
Price upon request.

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