Arts & Culture - 2018



To introduce traditional and modern arts and culture through exhibits and performing arts.

(alphabetical order)




Fine art, Paper cutting
Sogabe started to introduce the paper cutting to the Northwest in 1978 and now her works are included in the collections of many corporations, organizations and universities.





CHIKUMA, the pioneer of clothes import business, contribute to the development of the uniform-industry through the skilful usage of both natural and synthetic fibers. We do good for the society through our textile industry and quality uniforms.





Darlene Dihel

Please visit my booth where you will find treasures of Japanese Art, called SUMI-E. Prices range from $2 to $300. I am a member of the prestigious group called Puget Sound Sumi Artists. Our goal is to promote sumi and calligraphy by sharing what we do at group shows. I am one of the members who also shares sumi at Festivals. I will be also demonstrating sumi painting during the Fair.




Japanese Art Miyabi

Miyabi is a Japanese art and craft shop.
We are making Washi paper dolls, Temari balls, Origami, Obi Art and more by using traditional techniques.
























Linda Hoshide

I create clothing and accessories using my stash of Japanese fabric.




Ming's Gallery








Nancym4 and Happiboshi specialize in cute plushies and handmade crafts for the home, office and travel with the use of high quality fabrics, including Japan imported fabrics. All things kawaii!





NPO 愛loveきもの幸の会 NPO I love Kimono Yukinokai








Puget Sound Bonsai Association

Puget Sound Bonsai Association is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai. Club members have bonsai experience that ranges from beginner to recognized experts in the art. PSBA holds regularly scheduled club meetings featuring demonstrations and educational programs by national and international bonsai artists. The club also stages public shows and participates in community events where members' trees are showcased. PSBA was formed in 1973.



Ro Higashi x Sushi You Can Hug

Ro Higashi is a local illustrator, and an upcoming webtoon artist. She has attended manga school and is the official colorist/digitizer for Sushi You Can Hug. Sushi You Can Hug is original handmade art, plush toys and accessories inspired by cute food and pop culture.





Learn to play the Asian strategy game of Go, face to face at our booth, or at our Center in Seattle's University District (on NE 45th St. at I-5).






Washington Shotokan Association