- Member since 2023
Nana Shimomura completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in design in 2015 and went on to obtain Masters of Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts in 2017. She is staying in Barcelona from this July with the Pola Art Foundation Fellowship, a Japanese institution.
Nana has won several major art prizes including the Tokyo Midtown Award Semi-grand prix in 2018, the Encouragement Prize at the Gunma Biennale for Young Artists in 2021 and etc.
She is exploring new expressions of calligraphy with the collaboration of contemporary media. This attitude also reflects in the wide range of her relationships with specialists in other areas including musicians, poets and architects.
In the theme of her work production, she has taken the constellations that exist equally in the night sky as one of the important themes. Linking them to the fundamental perceptions of human beings and continuing to explore new forms of expression using calligraphy.