Yuri

I am an ordinary housewife. I have an unchanging daily life, and there are many things that I have to prioritize over myself. by TOMOKO SHITOZAWA

I have loved painting since I was a child. Especially because the people around me were educators and artists, my parents were not on board, but when I wanted to learn something, they would let me learn as much as possible. I am grateful to my parents for giving me a lot of knowledge.  I entered the world of early childhood education, and as a kindergarten teacher, I taught the children about the joys of expressing with all five senses, and practiced education that valued process rather than result in child care.  I experienced childcare for my child through religious education, English education, Montessori education, public kindergarten school, private kindergarten school, and preschool. While child-rearing, I was introduced to tole painting by a neighboring mom-friend. I have been mindlessly doing various childcare jobs for about 20 years, but at that time, I happened to be working with contemporary art. Osaka Canvas Promotional Project. I was involved in the 1st to 5th terms. I was taught that contemporary art was not simply about appreciating the artwork, but also involves a wide variety of activities, such as participatory art and event art. Not only is it beautiful, but also expresses sadness and anger, and the way of understanding it is different for… Read More »I am an ordinary housewife. I have an unchanging daily life, and there are many things that I have to prioritize over myself. by TOMOKO SHITOZAWA