About Me

Name: Hiné [hee-neh]
Last name: Mizushima
Nationality: Japanese
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Occupation: Slow Crafter / Illustrator / Miniature Collage Artist Puppet Stop-Motion Animation Video Artist
Email: sheishine@mac.com


Biography:

Hiné Mizushima, who was born and raised in Japan, majored in Japanese traditional painting before working as a designer and Illustrator in Tokyo. She later moved to Rome, then Paris, and then NYC. Ten years ago she left New York for Vancouver, Canada where she lives with her family. She is currently also a slow crafter, needlefelter, miniature collage artist, and stop-motion puppet animation video artist. 
She has been commissioned for a number of commercial music videos, including several for They Might Be Giants, were released on DVDs. Her Illustrations are mainly paper cutout and digital. Her felt sculptures have been exhibited in galleries in the US and Japan, and are published as books and magazines, and commissioned for Adobe Creative Cloud event in NYC as well. She also made miniature collages for several book covers in Japan.
She sells her felt creations and prints on her Etsy handmade shop, and goods on her Society6 shop as well.

水島ひね 神奈川生まれ。美術大学で日本画を専攻ののち、東京でイラストレーター/デザイナーとして勤務後、ローマ、パリ、NYに移り住み、10年前からカナダのバンクーバー在住。
スロークラフター、イラストレーター、ミニチュアコラージュアーティスト、パペットコマ撮りアニメーションアーティスト。
8年前より、NYのロックバンドThey Might Be Giantsのコマ撮りアニメPV他6本製作、DVDに収録。
フェルトスカルプチャー作品は、NY、Seattle、San Francisco、Los Angeles、東京、大阪などのギャラリーで展示・販売。また、米Adobe Creative Cloudイベント用の作品も製作。多くの作品は欧米のクラフト/アートブック、絵本、雑誌などにも掲載。
近年は、ミニチュアコラージュ作品による日本の書籍の表紙デザインなども手掛ける。
またオンラインハンドメイドマーケットのEtsyショップではフェルト作品やプリントを、Society6ショップではグッズと大判プリントも販売中。



Recent Interviews:
The Setup (USA)
frankie Magazine (Australia)
Etsy: Inspiring Workspaces (USA)
Adobe Inspire Magazine (USA)
RMM: Readymade Magazine (Hong Kong)
Brown Paper Bag (USA)
Thunder Chunky (UK)
UPPERCASE Magazine issue #20 (Canada)
Baronmag (Canada)
Gathered by Mollie Makes (UK)
Etsy - Featured Seller (USA)
Mochimochi Land (USA)
While She Naps (USA)

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