Artist: Mayumi Oda

Mayumi Oda is known as the “Matisse of Japan”

Mayumi OdaMayumi is an intensely spiritual, sensitive, and yet, exceptionally strong-willed woman. Mayumi has always painted authentically, from the heart, never for commercial appeal.  As a young woman and emerging artist, Mayumi was highly inspired by female beauty.  Painting Goddesses contributed to an inward self-awareness while presenting an outward, positive expression of feminism. At different periods as a woman, wife, mother, and activist, painting served as an escape, awakening, and expression, when life presented challenges personally and globally.

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