Akiho Tata

  • Akiho Tata, 'Pink Eggplant–Share', Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, Adelong 2022 Photo Grant Hardwick
  • Akiho Tata, 'Pink Eggplant–Share', Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, Adelong 2022. Photo Grant Hardwick

Akiho Tata (Japan)

‘Pink Eggplant – Share’, ADELONG

Location: Adelong Creek Walk, Adelong.

Statement: A collaboration between two sculptors Akiho and Tata who want to share their universal message of wishing happiness to the world.

Biography: Akiho Tata is a collaboration between Akiho and Tata Ota.

The artists have participated in group exhibitions including Yokohama Biennale, Kobe-Suma-Rikyu Park Modern Sculpture Exhibition and the Kagawa Arts Festival. Akiho Tata received the Takamat City Cultural Encouragement Award and Art Genki Power “Union Formation,” in 2006.

Akiho Tata exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi five times since 2010, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe eight times since 2013 and ‘Sculpture Rocks’ in Sydney in 2021. One of their works is held in the Thompson Estate Collection in Margaret River.

Stage one of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail was jointly funded by the Australian and NSW Government’s Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.