​© Emi Fujisawa 2019

Emi Fujisawa

Emi Fujisawa is the textile artist and designer based in England and Japan.

Her philosophy is based on the proverb from Confucius that says “ We can learn new things from the past”. Strongly inspired by time-honoured textiles, she has developed unique palettes via her expertise in natural dyeing with a key focus on using natural, sustainable and ethical materials.


Emi says "My works are mostly influenced by events of my life and the people around me. Even that days can feel sometimes like that they are always the same, the sky often shows a different expression and palette, as the people within my life whom show a different spectrum of emotions and colours. How I am influenced by what surrounds me is projected within my work. I am very thankful everyday for the environment around me and for those close to me".

Education

2010-2013 (BA) Textile Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design. (London,UK)

2002-2004 Bunka Fashion College. (Tokyo,Japan)

Exhibitions/Placements

2018 Invited for BB Design Year & BB Mastermind 2018, Big Berry Europe (Metlika, Slovenia)
2016 Group Exhibition,Tkalke (Črnomlju, Slovenia)
2015 Group Exhibition, Exhibit Here's Art Maze Exhibition (London,UK)
2015 Solo exhibition, "Timeless tale" at Peggy Jay Gallery of Burgh house & Hampstead Museum (London, UK)
2014 Showed an image of "Passing of the time" on screen at Sattchi gallery (London, UK)
2013 Degree show at Chelsea College of Art and Design (London,UK)
2012 Exhibited weavings in the exhibtion of Japan Floss Silk Association (Tokyo, Japan)

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