After graduating from the Tokyo National Fine Arts University in 1982 Hirotoshi Itoh dove right into his family business as a stonemason, after initially working with metal for a few years he decided to turn all of his attention to stones. Utilizing stones found in a river bank near his home, Itoh creates sculptures that juxtapose the original shape and hardness of the material with surprising humor and texture.

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Jessie

Jessie was born in China in 1989; she holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Global Management from Binghamton University and is currently a marketing major MBA student there. Her diverse background provided her with early exposure to different cultures which led her to take an interest in international business development. Even though she has serious intentions in becoming a globalized business woman in the future she also has many hobbies that people normally wouldn’t link together. She is a cosmetics/skincare enthusiast who started her own YouTube channel as a beauty guru in hopes of sharing her knowledge and experiences with the rest of the community. She is a dedicated foodie that spends countless hours researching the best places in town to eat and enjoy time with her friends. With possibilities of culinary school and makeup freelancing in her future, she is open-minded and hopes to live as optimistic as she can be.

  • Slersk

    Love this artist, I follow his works on Deviant Art. :)

  • rebeccazg

    cool. very nice – love the ones with the zips most, I think.

  • raneroni2

    I’ve never seen a piece of art like this! It’s fresh and new! It’s nice to run across an artist who doesn’t do what everyone else is doing. Really enjoyed this!

  • http://www.smartnetzone.com/ Abhilash

    This is really awsome..someting really different..