Mariko Dozono Jewelry & Paintings Exhibition COLOR PASSION ELEGANCE 2019
The Nippon Gallery is pleased to host “COLOR PASSION ELEGANCE”, an exhibition featuring Artistic Jewelry & Paintings by Mariko Dozono.
Mariko Dozono has been working as a jewelry designer in New York since arriving in the United States in 1971. Various jewelry industries have come recognized her delicate and elegant works, as she has collaborated with George Jansen (USA) and Gucci (USA / Canada). Then, she shifted her focus from mass production to private customers.
In addition to her works in jewelry design, she also works vigorously in painting, ranging from oil pastels overlaid with Kanazawa’s gold leaf, oil paintings, to collages composed of gold and silver threads.
“COLOR PASSION ELEGANCE” is what makes up Ms. Dozono’s art concept, her lifestyle, from the brilliant colors the pastel & gold leaves gather, oil paintings overflowing from the canvas full of passion to the delicate and elegant jewelry. Please come to see her paintings of “Power and Hope” and her jewelry as “Wearable Art”.
Duration: December 12 (Thu) – December 17 (Tue) 2019
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm (Mon– Fri), 10 am – 5 pm (Sat), Closed (Sun)
(10 am – 5 pm on 12/17)
Venue: The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club
Contact: Tel. 212-581-2223
Born in Kagoshima, Japan. She started jewelry design while studying graphic design at the art school in Tokyo. She moved to USA in 1971, and studied at the Jewelry Academy at the New School in New York. She designed and produced for Gucci and George Jansen (US and Canada). She started painting using oil pastel and gold gilt as a material in 2002, then also started oil painting.
She held a solo exhibition at Nishi Azabu, Tokyo, in 2004, among other exhibitions in New York, Geneva, and Taipei. The solo exhibition held at the Ginza Mitsukoshi Gallery in 2017 had a great success and held for three consecutive years. It is confirmed that other exhibitions will be held in May 2020.