Akishi Ueda surreal sculpture "The Prayer of Sunset Dog"

1st Prize Winner Sculpture Award

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2019

Akishi Ueda

Title:

The Prayer of Sunset Dog

Medium & Dimensions:

Mixed media: Stone powder clay, Acrylic paint, 65 x 85 x 45cm.

About the Artist

Born in Japan in 1991, 28 year old Akishi Ueda uses clay to express strange scenery. Akishi graduated from Aichi Prefecture Nagoya Art Institute of Technology’s Art Creator course in 2013 and went on to participate in and win multiple awards in different competitions throughout thhis career after graduating, including being the Excellence Award Winner of the TURNER AWARD (2012), and the Grand Prix Winner of the Art Competition “Tatsukon 2012 The Final!” (2013). Akishi has also participated in many group and solo exhibitions around the world, and even launched a crowd fund campaign to support the creation of new works, achieving the funding goal in just one day.

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