Koinobori at JANM Fused Glass Plate
By Hiro Hara
Local artist Hiro Hara has been creating handmade, fused glass art and jewelry for over ten years. Originally from Japan, Hiro brings her graphic design skills to three-dimensional media. She studied the arts of glassmaking and jewelry in Pasadena, CA. Her fused glass technique incorporates multiple layers of glass decal work that gives her pieces depth and allows for many layers of color.
This plate depicts the traditional Children’s Day koinobori (carp windsocks) flying over an image of the Pavilion building at the Museum. This plate is intended for decorative use and measures approximately 11" square. Each plate is individually hand made and may vary in detail.