Takahiro Yamamoto is an artist and choreographer based in Portland. He has produced original performances and visual artworks nationally and internationally. He is a graduate of Pacific Northwest College of Art in MFA in Visual Studies. He co-directs a performance company madhause with Ben Evans, and a part of Portland-based support group Physical Education with Allie Hankins, keyon gaskin, and Lu Yim.
Glass artist Andy Paiko is known for ambitious, technical works which explore the metaphorical and symbolic tension of form versus function. His work has been featured in such national and international print publications as American Craft, Hi-Fructose, Make, Glass Art Quarterly, the Corning Museum’s New Glass Review, and is included in public museums and private collections worldwide. Some recent exhibitions include the Renwick Gallery of Decorative Art at the Smithsonian show 40 Under 40: Craft Futures, and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston show Crafted: Objects in Flux. In 2015 he received a Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award. Paiko currently resides in Portland, Oregon.
...what I meant to say was…, 2019
glass, green tea
12.5” x 2.75” x 2.75”
...neither here nor there…, 2019
inkjet print on fabric
43” x 61”
…it turns out…, 2019
glass, brass, leather, epoxy, metal, rubber, and gut string
68” x 5” x 6”
...in a nutshell…, 2019