CONTEMPORARY PAINTER AND ORIGAMI ARTIST
T: 0431 895 757
Midori Furze is a Japanese-born, Sydney-based contemporary artist. She paints using oil, acrylic and mixed media. Her interdisciplinary practice includes sumi-e, origami sculptures and installations. Her works have been in numerous group and solo exhibitions.
She was selected as an artist in residence at Eramboo in Terrey Hills in 2010, Rocks Pop-Up in 2014, Creative Space in North Curl Curl in 2014-15 and Melbourne in 2017-18.
Midori works with event management agencies to design and produce unique origami products. Her origami workshops have been held on many occasions in Sydney. She has also worked for the Art Gallery of NSW, Powerhouse Museum, Japan Foundation, the Hazelhurst Art Centre in Sydney and the Embassy of Japan in Canberra.
She’s also run origami projects within the community since 2010. She was awarded for her contributions toward fostering origami by the Consul-General of Japan, Sydney in 2016. She was selected by the Japan Foundation Sydney to run the origami project in Tonga in 2019.
Midori is available for commissioned works, workshops and demonstrations.