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Schedule for EXHIBITIONS

2017
Feb 2018Group exhibition with resident artistsDandenong, Melbourne VIC
SeptOpen Studio weekendManly Arts Festival
Aug-SeptSpectrum 6Glen Street Theatre Gallery, Belrose
July-SeptRecent Works by Midori FurzeRestaurant Kyusyu, Neutral Bay
June-July Art exhibition, わ和輪WaCreative Space, North Curl Curl
May-JuneSpectrum 4Glen Street Theatre Gallery, Belrose
Mar-AprSpectrum 2Glen Street Theatre Gallery, Belrose
Jan-FebSpectrum 1Glen Street Theatre Gallery, Belrose
Dec16-Jan17Concept 4Glen Street Theatre Gallery, Belrose


Schedule for WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

2017-18
FebOrigami workshop Brookvale
FebOrigami workshop Ryokan Gojyuan, Balmain
Nov-Jan18Residency Dandenong, Melbourne VIC
28 OctOrigami workshop Candle Festival, Canberra, ACT
8 OctOrigami Demonstration Warld Rice Festival
7 OctOrigami workshop Ryokan Gojyuan, Balmain
SeptOrigami workshop Ryokan Gojyuan, Balmain
JulyOrigami workshop Waverley Library, Bondi
JulyOrigami workshop Penrith Library
JuneOrigami workshop Ryokan Gojyuan, Balmain
MarOrigami workshop Ryokan Gojyuan, Balmain
JanOrigami workshop Universal Kids, Chatswood
Please check Midori's latest workshop schedule on origami dolly website. http://origamidolly.tumblr.com/workshops

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016Open Studio & ExhibitionMidori Furze Art Studio, Brookvale
2014Open Studio & ExhibitionWarringah Creative Space, Nth Curl Curl
2013Colour and Sound in HarmonyLane Cove Music & Culture Centre, Lane Cove
2013Origami DisplayForestville Library, Forestville
2013Fold with Love IIArthouse Hotel, Sydney
2012-13Hear the Wind Sing Arthouse Hotel, Sydney
2012Pockets Full of LoveLaneway Art Depot, Brookvale
2011Little Love in C Major Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick
2010Spring in E major The Arthouse Hotel, Sydney
2009Jazz in the Air Manly Library, Manly
2008Always Music in Mind Washhouse Gallery, Rozelle


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017Exhibition わ和輪WA Creative Space, North Curl Curl
2016"Made / Arranged" Saint Cloche Gallery, Paddington
2011-15Warringah Art Prize Curl Curl, Brookvale
2015Warringah Creative Space Studio Artists Exhibition Warringah Creative Space
2014Warringah Creative Space Studio Artists Exhibition Warringah Creative Space
2014"Love Moment" Art Moments Gallery, Bondi Beach
2013-15Art & Soul CollectiveGlen Street Gallery, Belrose
2013-14Australian Chinese Painting SocietySee Street Gallery, Meadowbank
2013311 Support Fukushima KidsWabi Sabi Garden, St Kilda, VIC
2010-11Waste to Art Photographic Exhibition Warringah Art Prize
2010-13Sydney Children's Hospital Exhibitions Randwick
2009-12Northern Expressions Artists Collective Parliament House, Lane Cove Gallery and more
2010-11Eramboo Artists GroupEramboo and Manly Art Gallery
2011Sydney Art ShowDarling Harbour, Sydney
2011Hornsby Art Prize Hornsby Gallery
2009-11Art for GoatsArthouse Hotel, Gallery Cats and more
2010-11Ku-Ring-Gai Art SocietySt Ives, Ryde and more
2008-11North Sydney Art SocietyManly, Queencliff, Mona Vale
2009-10Art SydneyMoore Park


AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

Nov 2017-Jan 2018 Artist in residencyDandenong, Melbourne VIC
2016 Special award from the Consul-General of Japan, SydneySydney
2015 Resident Artist at Warringah Mall WestfieldBrookvale
2015 Warringah Art PrizeWarringah Creative Space
2015 Resident Artist at Warringah Creative SpaceNorth Curl Curl
2014 Resident Artist at Warringah Creative SpaceNorth Curl Curl
2014 The Rocks Pop-up, Fold with Love IIIThe Rocks, Sydney
2013 Ocean Care Day ProjectManly Community Centre, Manly
2013 Grant for Origami Festival in ManlyJapan Foundation, Sydney
2012 Finalist in Northbridge Art PrizeGallery 307, Northbridge
2012 Finalist in Warringah Art Prize, CommendedArtfocus Gallery, Brookvale
2012 1st Prize in Colour in Your Life Red ChallengeChroma
2011 Finalist in North Sydney Art PrizeNorth Sydney
2011 Featured Artist at North Shore Art Society ExhibitionManly
2011 Resident Artist at Underground Art SpaceBalgowlah
2010 Finalist in Warringah Art PrizeArtfocus Gallery, Brookvale
2010 Finalist in Northbridge Art PrizeGallery 307, Northbridge
2010 Finalist in Hornsby Art PrizeCherrybrook
2010 Finalist in North Sydney Art PrizeNorth Sydney
2010 Resident Artist at Eramboo Artists EnvironmentTerrey Hills
2009 Finalist in Sydney Royal Easter ShowHomebush
2008 Selected in Avant Card awardSydney & Australia-wide
2006 1st Prize in Contemporary section in St Ives Art ShowSt. Ives
2006 1st Prize in figuartive section in St Ives Art ShowSt Ives


SELECTED PROJECTS & EVENTS

2017 Canberra Nara Candle FestivalEmbassy of Japan, ACT
2016 Barangaroo Street FairArtsPeople, Sydney
Summer FestivalGarden City Shopping Centre, Perth
Movie "Kubo and two strings"Universal Pictures
Tanabata Star VillageArtsPeople, Powerhouse Museum
TV ad for NAB, National Australia BankCollider Sydney
The Cherry Blossom Project2011 Japan disaster commemoration event, Manly
Luner New Year Festival MessageWestpac Bank
2015 Fold with Love IVBurwood Westfield Shopping Centre, Burwood, Sydney
Backdrop Setting for Rake series 4, Episode 1ABC 1, Sydney
Pop-up StudioWarringah Mall, Brookvale
Tanabata Waku waku ProjectInternational Grammar School
Fukishima Japan Charity EventManly, Balmain
2014 Lotus Festival at Nan Tien TempleWoolongong, NSW
Warringah Creative Space Exhibition & Open Studio WeekendNorth Curl Curl
Disney Channel, Hanging with Adam & NaomiMaroubra Beach, Sydney
Daiso opening origami eventMacquorie Park, North Ryde
Origami art worksATO, AMP function
The Rocks Pop-up, Fold with Love IIIThe Rocks, Sydney
2013 Origami InstallationBroadway Shopping Centre, Sydney
Origami Festival in ManlyManly Art Gallery, Manly
Action Painting at AMP Capital FunctionOcean Room, The Rocks
MM Pop Up StudioArtist Run Art Space, Brookvale
Origami WorkshopsPowerhouse Museum Discovery Centre, Castle Hills
Channel 10 "Ready Steady Cook"Channel 10
2012NSW art program for Year 7 & 8Featured Artist
Sydney International Motor Show Darling Harbour Exhibition Centre, Sydney
Smart Art workshop by Megan Bayliss, the Junk Wave Brookvale
Laneway Art DepotArtist Run Art Space, Brookvale
2011Resident ArtistNorth Head Sanctuary, Manly Environment centre, Manly
2011-16Rainbow Stay ProjectSydney
2010-11Fold with LOVE - 1000 Paper Cranes Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick
2011-13Artist at Art EXSydney Children's Hospital Foundation, Randwick
2010-11Eramboo Frame worksManly Art Gallery, Manly
2010Art Show CuratorFreshwater Festival of Chamber Music
2009-10Art IM coordinatorBear Cottage, Manly
2009Make Up Your MindCreative Mums, Manly Arts Festival
2009WoManly T-shirts ExhibitionCreative Mums, Manly Arts Festival
2009-17Manly Arts Festival Manly, Curl Curl, Brookvale
2007-14 Ocean Care Day Manly Environment Centre, Manly


PRESS/ARTICLES/INTERVIEWS/VIDEOS

2017 Nichigo Press, August
Nichigo Press, June
Manly Daily, 1/8 & 8/8/2017
Art Guide, July-Aug
Peninsular Living Magazine, July
JAMS TV, June
Art Almanac, June
Sam Mac, Sunrise, Channel 7, 6 Mar
2016 Moriya Taro, Nichigo Press, Nov
Art/Edit Magazine, Summer, Issue 12
Art/Edit Magazine, Spring, Issue 11
Nichigo Press, Sept
The Weekend West, 11 Sept
The West Australian, 7 Sept
Nichigo Press, Aug
Shingo Usami, SBS radio, 5 July
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily 2 Mar
Michelle Holmes, NBC Radio, 11 Feb
JamsTV, Okamura Kayo Sept
2015Rod Bennett, Manly Daily 25Sept
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily 4 July
YouTube video Warringah Creative Space July
Jenta 26 June
Calvary Connect(Newcastle hospital) June
ACPS May newsletter
Nichigo Press April
Westfield Warringah Mall
2014Rod Bennett, Manly Daily, 21 Nov
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily, 19 Sept
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily, 11 Sept
Michelle Holmes, Northern Beaches Community Radio
Tamaki Kurahashi, Nagomi no ma, Sept
Yoshimi Idota, Jenta, Sydney 13 Sept
JamsTV, Okamura Kayo Sept
Ryokan Gojyuan by Sally Stanton, Sydney weekender, Channel 7
Look Magazine, Art Gallery of NSW July
Jenny Hatton Mahon, Weekend Notes, Sydney 16 June
Jenny Hatton Mahon, Weekend Notes, Sydney 28 April
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily 26 April
Yoshimi Idota, Jenta, Sydney 16 May
Azusa Mori, Nichigo Press May
Iwatani, JamsTV 25 April
2013Jenta, 27 Dec
Channel Ten News, 5 Dec
Broadway Shopping Centre magazine, Dec
Jenta, 25 Oct
Nichigo Press, Oct
JamsTV, Okamura Kayo Sept
Jane Arakawa, North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 26Sept
Rod Bennett Manly Daily, 20 Sept
Nichigo Press, Azusa Mori, Sept
Japanese Magazine, Brilliant, Sachiko Marchand, Sept
Jenta, Yoshimi Itoda, 13 Sept
JamsTV, Okamura Kayo, Aug
Sydney Weekend Notes, Aug
Rod Bennett Manly Daily, 8 Feb
Jenta-Japanese, 11Jan
2012 Jenta-Japanese, 7Sept
Manly Daily, 8Sept
Art Expo magazine, University of Technology Sydney, Sept
Jenta-English, 24Aug
Kate Hutchinson, Peninsula Living Magazine June
Jenta-English, 11May
Jenta-Japanese, 11 May
Manly Daily, 12 May
Manly Daily, 5 May
Rod Bennett, Manly Daily 17 Feb
Uncommon Materials to draw or paint with - by Ina Mar, Red Bubble January
The Pittwater Life, January
2011 Rod Bennett, Manly Daily Oct 19
Southerncross Courier September
Jenta, Weekend September 16
Video Clip "Underground ARTspace" by Marijose Cruz, Sept
Manly Daily September 6
Interview by Marijose Cruz, Aug 16
Weekend, Manly Daily September 3
2010 Mai Okamatsu, Jenta magazine Oct
"Fine Art & Decorative Paintings" magazine Vol.17 No.12 Sept
Yayoi Okura, Nichigo Press Sept
Mai Okamatsu, Jenta magazine Sept
Kate Hutchinson, Peninsula Living magazine Sept
Daily Telegraph "Best weekend- Origami workshop" Sept
Jane Arakawa, North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 Sept
Mai Okamatsu, Jenta magazine Aug
Asako Suzuki, Jenta magazine July
Laura Greaves, Peninsula Living magazine April
Laura Greaves, Peninsula Living magazine March
2009"Fine Art & Decorative Paintings" magazine Vol.17 No.3
"Fine Art & Decorative Paintings" magazine Vol.17 No.2
"Red Door Creative" Newsletter October 09
Jane Arakawa, North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 September 25
Sam & Francofous.DC, Northern Beaches Community Radio FM88.7 Sept 13
"Fine Art & Decorative Paintings" magazine Vol.16 No.11
Bree Ashwin, "Art Beats" North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 August 17
Jane Arakawa, North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 August 6
"Fine Art & Decorative Paintings" magazine Vol.16 No.10
Manly Daily, Lava
Jane Arakawa, North Shore Community Radio FM99.3 June 3
Barbara Shorter, Northern Beaches Community Radio FM88.7May 20
Sue Hoban, Manly Daily, "Profile" May 19
Jenta, Japanese weekly magazine
Manly Daily, Lava
Sunday Telegraph
Jenta, Japanese weekly magazine, May, Oct & Nov
2008Sydney Morning Herald, "Spectrum"
Sonia Komaravalli, Ciao Magazine
Mai Igarashi, Nichigo Press, November
Innerwest Courier, November
Twisted Fa by Frozenfa, June
2007Daily Telegraph, October