Kawagishi, a Japanese artist, studied doll-making in Nara
and has been a craft teacher for over 20 years.
She has exhibited her dolls since 1998 and received various awards in
doll-making festivals, including her grand prize in the Verde Doll Festival in
The present exhibition displays the Fox Wedding, a
traditional story in the Asian world; dolls representing the animals of the
Japanese zodiac; and other traditional dolls, created also with the assistance of
Fumiko Hanaya, a student of the artist.