ELLIE YOSHIMURA (Painter)

Biography

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ELLIE YOSHIMURA is a Japanese drawing artist, ambient music composer, author, and also a healer of pain healing by birth.

She was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1960.  
Inspired by a number of spiritual experiences at an early age, she enjoyed oil painting in her grade school years, songwriting and performing in a girl's band in middle and senior high school daysin Yamaguchi Prefecture.
After graduating from high school “Shimonoseki Minami”, in 1978, she began working as a display assistant, POP object art creator and freelance illustrator when she attended “Helen Higgins Stylist School”, while preparing for the entrance examination for an art college.
In 1985, After marriage, she chose to ghost work at home to cope with home care for a family member.  She has since engaged in a wide variety of creative activities as follows.
 
Designing & Refashioning
Designing and producing accessories for kids boutiques (1990~)
Refashioning by hand painted leather bags, coats, tops,…          (2000~)
 
Songwriting              
 featuring a self-produced CD (2006)
 Launching an ambient music label
“Echarine Maromierie Music & Art” (2010)
 Debut as a professional songwriter “Echarine” on iTunes America, releasing her first album “Selective Attention” (2010)
 
Exhibitions  
Group exhibition
in Waseda Dorado Gallery in Tokyo, Japan (2009, 2010)
 
Solo exhibition
Kubosou Memorial Museum of Arts Gallery, Izmi City in Osaka, Japan (2013)
Nakao gallery in Kumamoto City, Japan (2015)
Aroma space K.E.I in Shimonoseki City, Japan(2015)and also in action as organizer of some art therapy and workshops with American Travel Trailer “Lance2285”

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