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Cathie's gallery contains an assortment of originals, adaptations, reproductions of classics, and paintings following instructional books and videos. To see Cathie's own style in a selection of 100% original works, please click the following link: catherinejao.deviantart.com/ga…

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Catherine Jao
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Japan
Catherine is a Chinese-Filipino professional ink painter based in Fukuoka, Japan. She paints in both Sumi-e and Nihonga (Japanese painting) media. She does paintings on media ranging from Japanese handmade paper (including shikishi and fans) all the way to kibira pure hemp cloth.

Her paintings are done in her own take on various traditional Japanese ink-painting styles. Often painting Bijinga (beautiful women), classic oriental portraits, Zenga (Zen Buddhist paintings), bird ' flower paintings, and occasionally abstract and landscape paintings.

Check out some of her handpainted fans and noren on sale at www.etsy.com/shop/OneBrightPea…

If you are interested in commissions or in purchasing originals, please send an e-mail to catherine.c.jao@gmail.com.

Also, if you are on Facebook, please like Catherine Jao's Art fan page at www.facebook.com/catherine.jao… also.
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Always Listening, Bishamonten hand-painted fan
2016.10 Sumi ink and Japanese pigments on handmade paper mounted on fan

Found a different way to incorporate calligraphy with my #handmade #fan #paintings! #Buddhist enthusiasts and calligraphers, can you see where? ;)

check it out on my #etsy #onebrightpearl
tinyurl.com/bishamonten-mv

#catherinejao

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Lazy day pandas, Japanese fan hand-painted
2016.10 Sumi ink and Japanese pigments on handmade paper mounted on fan

The weather's turning even chillier; makes me want to do what these two are doing (-_^) for a closer view of this #handmade #fan check out my #etsy #onebrightpearl

tinyurl.com/panda-pair-bamboo #catherinejao

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Happy Year of the Rooster!
Original sumi-e. From December 2016. Sumi ink on shikishi.

恭喜发财! Happy New Year, everyone! 

This year is supposedly the year of the Fire Rooster, so here is to a year that is filled with both passion for one's vocation, and with warmth and kindness for everyone. :)


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Maple Zen birds, handpainted Japanese folding fan
2016.10 Sumi ink and Japanese pigments on handmade paper mounted on fan

Autumn was shorter than usual this year... But no matter how short, it's one of my favorite seasons.

Get a closer look of this handmade fan on my Etsy OneBrightPearl
tinyurl.com/maple-zen-birds

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Brotherly Love, handpainted Japanese folding fan
2016.10 Sumi ink and Japanese pigments on handmade paper mounted on fan

I♫ What the world needs now, is lo~...♪♫

Well, you don't need me to tell you how that song goes ;) I realize that foxes are pretty solitary, but I think somewhere along the line, while they were cubs, they must have had their siblings to play, protect, and yes even tease. What do you think?

For a better look at this #handmade #fan, check out my #etsy#onebrightpearl

tinyurl.com/philia-trio-foxes-…

#catherinejao

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Hello everyone! If you have time and are in Tokyo anytime from October 21 - 28, 2016, please come and check out the group exhibit of suibokuga (Chinese / Japanese sumi ink paintings) that I'm part of.

【告知】今週の金曜日(21日)から再来週の金曜日(28日)まで東京都美術館にて第55回記念現水展をします。
東京においでの際は是非お立ち寄りくださいませ。よろしくお願いします。

2016 1018 Gensuiten Front by catherinejao

2016 1018 Gensuiten Back by catherinejao



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SomniVision Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Professional
Lovely gallery! I admire your technique and skill with sumi-e :) I hope to see more from you!
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you so much! I hope to see more of yours as well!
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Yaoyaoyao5168 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love your work ! 
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
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mikartmilo Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
I just found your work while browsing just got lost in your gallery so many beautiful pieces of art. Very inspiring! :)
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much, I really appreciate that you took the time to look through it!
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hiru-miyamoto Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Hello! =)
My name is Hiru Miyamoto, I'm brazilian illustrator and I live in Japan for 13 years.
I'm looking for illustrators or photographers people who lives in Japan, japanese or foreigners, to became friends here.
I'm watching you, if you are interested, please watch me deviantart account to and send me a message, I can speak japanese, portuguese, and a little of english and spanish.
And my facebook account is Hiru Miyamoto, feel free to add me. (^^)
Bye bye! (^^)
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the invitation! I will certainly check out your page :) Very adorable illustrations by the way!
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elvenelegance Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the comment! First comment so far on my photography!
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Spumped Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
I reeeallly dig your style!
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