A Collection of Art from 18 Trending Creator Groups in Japan: The “Sonny Angel Japan Creator’s Exhibition 2020”.
18 different creator groups from all across Japan have contributed a total 25 art pieces across a broad range of genres.
Each one of the figures is entirely handmade and the only of its kind in the world.
You’ll find the Sonny Angel series in never-before-seen designs filled will ideas borne out of the spontaneous inspiration and expression of each creator’s style.
During the duration of the exhibit, Sonny Angel will be collaborating with Cafe au lait Tokyo
to bring you a limited-time Sonny Angel cafe menu alongside various Sonny Angel related merchandise.
The exhibited works will be available for purchase in a lottery format at our online store following the event.
Autumn is traditionally a season to appreciate art in Japan, so why not sate your creative appetite with Sonny Angel?
We are eagerly awaiting your visit.
●Because every one of the art pieces is handmade and one-of-a-kind, all of the works on exhibit will be available for purchase through a lottery system at our online store.
●You can submit your application for the lottery on the Sonny Angel official online store or at the event venue between November 20, 2020 (Friday) – November 29, 2020 (Sunday). Please note that all payments will be made through the online store, so you will need to register as a member on our online store before you can make any purchases.
This event was made possible thanks to the full support of the lifestyle shop A.D.NEEL and many different artists. You can check out the A.D.NEEL official site for more information on the participating artists’ works.
>>A.D.NÉEL ONLINE STORE
N845 Hitsuta Narumi
“little shop” Fukushi Etsuko
Born in 1987.
She likes to draw inspiration from the natural, beautiful forms of nature in his works., and is currently absorbed in the unique shapes of “microorganisms”. She likes to employ delicate, fine touches and vibrant shading using paints and pens to create works that include one-of-a-kind custom brooches.
Illustrator/Small Articles Artist: chicu
Born in Fukuoka, and a resident of Fukuoka.
2010 Artist name: chichu. Begins working as an artist under the name chicu
2013 Started releasing works under the brand yura2chicu.
Continued to illustrate on a daily basis, putting works on display through independent exhibits and events.
My aim is to create an art style that’s not too sappy or too sic, and has the power to “light the heart”.
Born in Chiba. A illustrator whose works are based on a theme of journies to foreign countries.
After graduating from the Tokai University Department of Law, he traveled to Spain, and was significantly influenced by the country’s culture and architecture.
She then began working at a general company and began drawing illustrations to make her own general goods from around 2017.
She is currently active in making and selling his original-design products while participating in exhibits.
May: Had her works published in the 38th release of MegRu magazine
June: Kamiwaza Exhibit (AAA Gallery/Yokohama)
July: begins selling her products through commissioned sales at A.D.NEÉL Venus Fort Branch
Received the cells-illustration-vol.19 award (Design Festa Gallery/Harajuku)
September: cells-illustration-vol.19 Exhibition of Award-Winning Works (Tokyo Art Lab/Kamata)
October: A Journey Overseas with a Pen a Paper: The Phantasmagorical Artist and the Paper-Cutting Sculpture Collaboration Exhibit
November: Works displayed in Design Festa vol. 52
Gajin Garo Web Individual Exhibit “Wanderlust” on the Kawachi Gazai (Drawing Materials) home page
January: Illustrator’s Exhibit (Owens Yachiyo Public Gallery/Chiba)
March: Art Japan and Taiwan 2021 in London (London)
I like to use an analog medium for my works such as pencils, paints, recycled paper, and foil stamps, but I also like to combine them with digital elements in my drawings and collages to produce a world with an antique, faintly dim atmosphere. My primary artistic activities include participation in exhibits and design festivals, and I plan to host a personal exhibit in December of 2020.
In 2014, we formed the group “2sentimental”.
We work as a pair and are based in Tokyo.
We used acrylics to merge a sense of two-dimensionality and depth to produce an new artistic perspective for the viewer.
Our goal is use motifs such as living creatures and dinosaurs to produce colorful, catchy works of art.
I make resin accessories based on themes of constellations and my works all live in a fictional, fantasy world of shooting stars.
I first stumbled upon resin nine years ago.
Though I had to put it down for a short while because of my work obligations, I used my layoff as an opportunity to invest more time into my personal hobbies and got back into working with resin.
During a visit to my hometown, I found myself incredibly moved by the sight of the beautiful starry sky and the experience prompted me to begin combining stars and resin in my creations.
Currently, I mostly conduct most of my sales online, and will have my works exhibited at commission-based events.
Nine-Five Gears is small, private brand where we make our original characters and clothing using actual broken antique clock accessories as a base. These broken clocks have all stopped moving. Everything we make at nine-five gears is infused with our hope that the remnants of their nameless memories can begin weaving their way through time once more.
We specialize in plastic arts using a clay medium, illustrations, and animation based on living creatures.
The foundation of our artistic inspiration began with an attraction to old objects that have been passed down over time, and our works attempt to recreate creatures we can imagine through motifs of fossils and yokai demons.
Our artwork is featured primarily in events like the Wonder Festival and Design Festa, as well as various art galleries throughout the city.
These works aren’t limited to the exhibit setting; we also manufacture and sell capsule toy merchandise.
Graduated from the Scenography, Display and Fashion Design Department at Musashino Art University
Fashioned art pieces which were displayed at exhibits in Paris, France.
Worked on produces more works of arts while taking a working holiday to Germany.
I like to use an analog medium to depict space and fictional cities in my illustrations.
N845 Hitsuta Narumi
Born in 1992. I began making accessories as a hobby, but this eventually got me into working with UV resin, which I used to start designing products such as smartphone cases.
In recent years, my designs have been mainly based on steampunk and post-apocalyptic genres. I aim to create a setting in my works that emphasizes the variety of “colors” in worlds with a pervasive sense of futility and a melancholic nostalgia.
Glassblowing Craftsman & Illustrator
I design my art pieces while envisioning the ephemeral and unique forms of deep-sea organisms and bacteria in deep, lush forests. I like to use borosilicate glass and a method known as lampworking in my works.
I pour my heart into each of my creations in the hopes that they may put a smile on the faces those who come across them, even if just for a moment.
I am an artist that works with junkyard scrap art! I like to create designs and small articles that can inspire a sense of excitement.
The paper articles, accessories, and ornaments I make are based on motifs of constellations, plants, and minerals.
“little shop” Fukushi Etsuko
Graduated from the Graphic Design department of Tama Art University. A graduate of Palette Club School. Worked as a graphic designer for a clothing/general goods manufacturer.
After working for 5 years as a designer at a general goods clothing store with an inventory that included general goods (cloth articles/stationery/kitchenware)/clothing/DM/packaging (general goods/snacks), he became a freelance illustrator/designer.
Handled project proposals of character-themed products, children’s clothing, stationery, cosmetic tools, various miscellaneous products, and other novelties at amusement parks and stores. Created illustrations for advertisements, books, magazines, online, and on TV.
2003-present: Started the brand “little shop” with original general goods. Released new animal-themed (most notably for squirrel designs) general goods every year and was recognized as a “Chipmunk Artist”. She also has experience in the sales of general goods at stores like LOFT, Tokyo Hands, Marui, Parco. Her products can be found in zoos and zoo cafes. She conducts the sales of her squirrel goods in collaboration with various corporations.
Her “Risu Cafe” is celebrating its 12th year and 10th event this year, and she also hosts various personal and group exhibits for her works.
2016: Released a book titled “Love Hōbukuro” (Tatsumi publication). 2016/2017: Conducted sales of toy figures at the Taipei Toy Festival
A Creator of Niche Accessories of Unknown Demand
My works primarily consist of accessories based on a theme of peculiar items for takers with unique tastes.
In addition to commissioned sales, I also conduct in-person sales at events all across Japan.
I am a picture book writer and an animal painter. I was born in 1990 at Osaka JAPAN. After leaving a trading company, I am working to convey the fun of the ecosystem and the connection with our lives through expression. Active in exhibitions, publications, book illustrations, talk shows, etc.! My picture book “Umigami Meguri” will be translated and published in Beijing soon.
The Kinseitō Hyakkaten (Venus Lamp General Goods Store) is stocked with general goods, handmade items and associated stories that evoke a sense of nostalgia. The items in the store are based on a theme of a mysterious department store.
One of the characters that appears in the story is a space-traveling white cat named Maika, an original character who sprang out of a fictional science fiction novel. Some of her charming features include her triangular ears and a retro-style spacesuit.
Born in Osaka. Graduated from the VD2 Course at Kyoto Saga Art College. Completed graduate degree in the Saga University Design Course. After working as an assistant in the Kyoto Saga University Illustration Course, he moved to Tokyo and began working as a freelance artist.
Born in Chiba,Japan in 1982.
Graduated from Central Art school Illustration Department in 2003.
Graduated from Pallet Club In 2006.
Awarded the 31st Contemporary Children’s Drawing Exhibition JAL.He draws a portraits and landscape, illustration of the city.
I am currently planning to host a personal exhibit at the Kitasawa Bar: Lastchance on December 16, 2020.