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Welcome to Midori’s RedBubble Gallery.
I am a Japanese-Born, Sydney based Contemporary artist.

Little bit about my name…
When my parents decided to call their beautiful baby daughter “Midori”, the Japanese liqueur company hadn’t released their sweet green alcohol yet.
“Midori” is a common girl’s name in Japan. It means the colour green.
These days when I tell my name, people often say,
“Oh, cool!! The Green Liqueur!!!”
……………….Cheers!!!

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Midori’s new project, “Fold with Love III” at “The Rocks Pop Up” is coming very soon. She is waiting for the final approvals. Midori’s pop up shop will be on George Street, the Rocks, Sydney. The shop will be opened Wednesdays- Sundays.
She will share more informations with you shortly.
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All rights reserved. My artworks do not belong to the public domain.

Check my Website www.midorifurze.com

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Midori’s Interview by Ina Mar

“FOLD WITH LOVE – 1000 paper cranes”

The origami art exhibition “Fold with Love – 1000 paper cranes”
@Artspace Level 1, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
22 Sept – 25 Nov 2011
“Fold with Love – 1000 paper cranes” is a project based on the Japanese legend of 1000 paper cranes. A Sydney-based Japanese artists, Mayu Kataoka and Midori Furze collected over 3000 paper cranes from many people to do an installation work on the hospital walls for the children at Sydney Children’s Hospital.
The project was the 2011 Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation art program ArtEx, in partnership with the Sydney Children’s Hospital School.
Each crane was folded by hand. The cranes came in many different sizes and many different kinds of paper folded by many different hands. Mayu and Midori believes that everyone can fold a paper crane – it is small and takes only a few minutes of their time, but 3000 of them together on the wall become a beautiful and a very powerful decoration.
Big thanks to their families, friends, people from Louis Vuitton, Sydney Children’s Hospital, the Hospital School, the Hospital Foudation, and everyone who contributed their time and folded paper cranes for the project.

Check our blog : http://foldwithlove.blogspot.com/

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“Fine Art & Decorative Paintings” Magazine
I sometimes write articles on art magazines.

Here is the latest issue with my article in it. (Sept 2010)

Vol 17 No 12

Vol17 No2

Vol17 No3
How to draw a lipstick girl

Vol 16 No,11

Vol.16 No.10

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Art exhibition “Make up Your Mind”
@Cafe Chill, Manly
4 – 29 September 2009
The best works from the group Make up Your Mind were in the exhibition which took part of Manly Arts Festival 2009 in September.
Hosted by www.creativemums.com.au . Supported by RedBubble.
Opening with Karen Pini former Miss Universe runner-up and Channel 7 presenter.
It was started when my friend, Angela van Boxtel suggested to create artworks with the recycled old make-up porducts and run the workshop.
I run the workshop Make up Your Mind at Manly Library in May 2009. More than 70 mothers and daughters enjoyed creating the artworks with the recycled old make-up products.

“WOMANLY” Tshirts exhibition
27 Sep 09 @Manly Cove Beach, Sydney Australia
Angela and I organised an outdoor t-shirts exhibition in 2009!!! A largest clothesline ever seen was erected at the beach front and over 120 t-shirts were exhibited between the Manly Wharf and Manly Art Gallery & museum.
The exhibition was hosted by Creative Mums.
Supported by RedBubble. Many RedBubblers from the group Womanly took part of this exhibition and sent us their wonderful designed RedBubble T-shirts!!
It took part of Manly Arts Festival 2009 . Manly Mayor, Jean Hay poped in and say hello to us and bought Angela’s T-shirts!!

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I had a studio space with two fellow artists in Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 2012. We had to close the studio after 12 months but it was a great exposure and it was a really wonderful experience.


By Rod Bennett, Manly Daily March 2012

frozenfa featured me on her blog Twisted fa


Featured Artist
Best of showcase
PiMT website BEST of SHOWCASE

RB chain interview: frozenfa interviewed Midori

Music Inspired Art (M.I.A) Interview by tkrosevear

Nichigo Press (The Japanese magazine in Australia) Sept 2010

Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia) 3 Setp 2010

Midori’s article on a magazine!!

Peninsula Living Magazine March 2010 (Pittwater) and April 2010 (Manly/Warringah)

The Manly Daily “Profile” 20.May 09
I was wearing my RedBubble T-shirt at the workshop!! : )))

The Sydney Morning Herald “Metro” 13.Dec 08

The Daily Telegraph 5.Oct.07

The Nichigo Press (Japanese Newspaper) Nov 08

Ciao Magazine Nov 08

Please visit my web:www.midorifurze.com

Midori’s Pockets full of Love gallery at Zazzle

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  • Joined: January 2008

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Workshops in January

If you are in Sydney, do not miss the Chinese Contemporary Painting workshop. / Great introduction to Chinese Contemporary painting with Andrew Lo. No skills necessary. Everyone will enjoy his workshop for sure. Even better, this time only special price. Not to be missed! / Chinese contemporary painting workshop for adults with Andrew Lo / Date: Monday 6th Jan / Time: 9am-12noon / Cost: $40 pp M…
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Workshop with Archibald prize artist

If you are in Sydney and love drawing, you should not miss this workshop. / “Drawing essential” with Archbald Prize artist, Evert Ploeg!! / Space is limited, booking essential. Please contact Midori on 0431 895 757 or lanewayartdepot@gmail.com / Date: Thurs 17th January 2013 / Time 10am-4pm / Place: Laneway Art Depot (Unit 5 / 8 Orchard Rd Brookvale) / Cost: $132 including GST / Evert…
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creative space for rent

Hi all / Our art space & studio, Laneway Art Depot is looking for a creative people to share our studio space in Brookvale, Sydney’s Northern Beaches. / Laneway Art Depot / 5 / 8 Orchard Rd, Brookvale / If you know someone who may interested in sharing with us, let them know about us. / Contact us on email: lanewayartdepot@gmail.com / Thanks!! / Laneway Art Depot website
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Midori's Open studio and art exhibition, "Pockets Full of Love"

My open studio and exhibition will start tomorrow~!!! / “Pockets Full of Love” / Sydney’s Northern Beaches artist, Midori Furze’s open studio & art exhibition / 11 – 25 May 2012 / Green Tea Chat with Midori on Saturday, 12th May, 1-4pm / @ Laneway Art Depot, Brookvale, Sydney Australia / midorifurze@gmail.com / 0431 895 757 / www.midorifurze.com / Sydney’s Northern Beaches artist, Midor…
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