Turquoise Enzo Rising, 2021 (24x48 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
Rondall Series II., 2021 (16x16 inches) Collection: J. Nasu - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on wood
Enso Series II, 2021 (29x40 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on Washi paper
Emerging Lotus, 2021 (24x48 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
Pano, 2020 (18x72 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
Water World I, 2020 (29x40 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on Washi paper
Water World II, 2020 (29x40 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on Washi paper
Summer Before II, 2020 (20x16 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
Summer Before III, 2020 (20x16 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
Round I, 2020 (20x20 inches) - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on wood
Under Current IV, 2020 - Mixed media and Japanese Washi on canvas
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Group Show at The Gage Gallery

January 4 - 23, 2022

Heather Midori Yamada is showing her latest work in a group show with seven other Gage Gallery members. Opening reception is Jan. 6, 4-7pm, please check ahead to confirm in case of health restrictions.

 

Download the exhibition invitation.

 
JOIN ME FOR THESE ONGOING
Contemplative Practices
 
 
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"Get On Board" - Finding Stillness in Movement 
Oak Bay Marina, Victoria, BC
 
45-60 minute on-water yoga on stand-up paddle board classes 
 
Thursdays (New time!)
12-1:30pm*
*weather permitting
more info
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On Hold until Dec. 7th due to Covid lockdown
Calm Abiding - Weekly Meditation Open House 
Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre, Victoria, BC
 
Heather and John offer a three-class introductory instruction. 
 
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm
more info
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On Hold until Dec. 7th due to Covid lockdown
Ikebana- The Art of Japanese Floral Arrangement Practice
Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre, Victoria, BC
 
Join Heather for a three-class introductory instruction. 
 
Fridays 10am-12pm
more info
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Floating Enzo - 2019 acrylic and ink on handmade Japanese washi paper (26 x 40 inches)

Photo: Dan Quinton, ArtInk                   

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Group Show at Gage Gallery

January 21 - February 8, 2020
Opening Sunday January 26, 1-4 pm.

Artists' poetry and talk Sunday February 2, 1-4 pm.

Heather Midori Yamada with artists Anita Boyd, Aengus MacIntosh and Jo-Anne Silverman

Special Contemplative Art Workshop in Victoria

 

Stillness, Imagination and Spontaneous Brush II

Sunday March 29, 2020

 

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Contemplative Approaches to Artmaking

Classes in Victoria, BC

Monthly 4-week sessions January - April 2020

Artist and educator Heather Midori Yamada offers an atmosphere of calm abiding as a training ground for deep personal artistic experience. Open to all with curiosity and a desire for expression.

SPONTANEOUS BRUSH

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS

More information...

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Spontaneous Brush on Japanese Washi Papers Workshops in Halifax
September 29-30 & October 1, 2018
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Solo Show at Gage Gallery

August 28 - September 8, 2018
Opening Wednesday August 29, 5-7 pm.

Opposites collide and reform in these dynamic paintings. We see grinding and mixing, expansion and contraction, restless cycles of life and rebirth.

- Kate Cino, Art Openings Blog

RECENT WORK ONLINE!

Click the image to view a new series of small mixed-media paintings incorporating acrylic paint, hand-painted Japanese washi papers and pumice. As well as more images like the one above in the New Directions gallery

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NEW! MIDORI Fine Design Site

A new focus for me based around the essence of the language of flowers: the flash of colour, lingering scents, budding beautiful shapes...


Midori Fine Design is born! Contemporary design, enhancing and accentuating the natural beauty of flowers through Japanese Ikebana floral arrangements, paintings and prints. Offering workshops, demonstrations and works for sale.

Check out the new site.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
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ATTENTION CANCELED!
Créativité dans la nature/Creativity in nature 
Lotbinière, Québec
 
New dates TBD 
September 26-29, 2019
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ATTENTION CANCELED!
Spontaneous Brush on Japanese Washi Papers Workshops
Halifax, Nova Scotia
 
New dates TBD
October 4-7, 2019

Stay Tuned for these Local Classes

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Victoria, BC

Will be rescheduled Fall 2020

In-person workshops are also available.

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