Akiko Hiromoto

Akiko was born in Hokkaido, Japan, She moved to Taiwan at an early age and eventually immigrated to the United States after she got married. Akiko finds inspiration in fabric patterns, weavings, found objects & images, and the unique color patterns she encounters during her travels and daily life. Her work is about the exploration of process and color. She works through building up and scraping away paint to excavate the image within. Her canvas is a playground where she plays with the line qualities, arko-making, shapes and colors.