FIBRE ARTIST AND DESIGNER
Born in Japan, Tomoko is an independent fibre artist and designer based in Broome, Western Australia.
She previously worked in roles involving management and creative coordination and direction for commercial fashion photography and graphic design companies.
Tomoko has since been specialising in textile work. Her works have appeared in solo and group exhibitions, she also gained experience in installation art. She is currently working on some diverse installation art works including an intricate combination of weaving, stitching, twisting, braiding and crochet. Tomoko’s art materials include many types of fibres, yarns, fabrics, tubing, strings, cords and textiles and donated clothes. Tomoko sees her installations as ongoing creations which she may add to, merge and display in different formats and at times together, with the ultimate goal being a larger exhibition incorporating several pieces.