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Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara “Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara”

My Grandmother was born in the USA to Japanese immigrant parents. Her life contained a combination and collaboration of traditions from both cultures. Growing up, her home was my playground frequently and I emulated her constantly. In a way, her example shaped my view the world and art-making. Today, my work visually investigates our multi-cultural life.

In "Tending My Grandmother's Garden", I drew on bonsai, a Japanese gardening art-form, which my Grandmother practiced. This series of work symbolically manipulates, cares for and protects the bonsai through Japanese and American techniques. The still lives are representative the preciousness I hold for my mixed culture.

Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara “Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara”

My Grandmother was born in the USA to Japanese immigrant parents. Her life contained a combination and collaboration of traditions from both cultures. Growing up, her home was my playground frequently and I emulated her constantly. In a way, her example shaped my view the world and art-making. Today, my work visually investigates our multi-cultural life.

In "Tending My Grandmother's Garden", I drew on bonsai, a Japanese gardening art-form, which my Grandmother practiced. This series of work symbolically manipulates, cares for and protects the bonsai through Japanese and American techniques. The still lives are representative the preciousness I hold for my mixed culture.

Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara “Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara”

My Grandmother was born in the USA to Japanese immigrant parents. Her life contained a combination and collaboration of traditions from both cultures. Growing up, her home was my playground frequently and I emulated her constantly. In a way, her example shaped my view the world and art-making. Today, my work visually investigates our multi-cultural life.

In "Tending My Grandmother's Garden", I drew on bonsai, a Japanese gardening art-form, which my Grandmother practiced. This series of work symbolically manipulates, cares for and protects the bonsai through Japanese and American techniques. The still lives are representative the preciousness I hold for my mixed culture.

Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara “Tending My Grandmother's Garden by Emily Hanako Momohara”

My Grandmother was born in the USA to Japanese immigrant parents. Her life contained a combination and collaboration of traditions from both cultures. Growing up, her home was my playground frequently and I emulated her constantly. In a way, her example shaped my view the world and art-making. Today, my work visually investigates our multi-cultural life.

In "Tending My Grandmother's Garden", I drew on bonsai, a Japanese gardening art-form, which my Grandmother practiced. This series of work symbolically manipulates, cares for and protects the bonsai through Japanese and American techniques. The still lives are representative the preciousness I hold for my mixed culture.