Sat, Jul 2, 2016 18:00
Ellie Omiya completes another round of live paintings to the accompaniment of friend and musician Yuichi Ohata. Come watch and join in a pleasantly refreshing environment where art and music coalesce in new and dynamic artworks.
Doors open: 17:30 | Performance: 18:00–
Singer-songwriter and guitarist born in 1975 in Ibaraki Prefecture. Debuted in 2004 and has thirteen albums to date: seven original in addition to multiple cover and instrumental albums. His best known work, Odayaka na Kurashi (Peaceful Life), has been covered by numerous artists.
Ohata has contributed music to other artists (including Shione Yukawa and Miyuki Hatakeyama) and has participated in making over 100 albums. His work extends over multiple genres that include film, advertisement, and narration. Current groups include a trio with Yasuhiro Yoshigaki (drums) and Wataru Iga (bass); Oame, with Miu Sakamoto; and Kumoyuki, with chatmonchy member Akiko Fukuoka.
His latest original album Yoru no Uta ga Kikoeru (Hear the Night Sing) was released in 2015.
Towada Art Center Cube
1,000 yen*Children 6 and under go free
Ellie Omiya (Artist)
Yuichi Ohata (Musician)
Sat, May 28, 2016 - Sun, Sep 25
“Sincerely Yours,” was the first solo museum exhibition of the multitalented Omiya Ellie, who has attracted attention as a writer, director, and painter. The exhibition featured new works as well as standout pieces from past exhibitions. Full of inherent and unbridled expression, Omiya’s paintings illustrate motifs...