Kazuno Ataka is a Japanese artist. She was raised in a Buddhist temple because her father is a Buddhist priest. In 2004, she graduated from Toyo University with a major in Japanese Literature and Culture. Before graduating, she obtained a certification to be a teacher of the Shinshu Otaniha sect of Buddhism in 2003. She deepened her understanding of Buddhist thought, especially the Pure Land Buddhism. Her career as a painter started in 2021. She expresses what she has noticed through Buddhist thought and Japanese traditional cultures. She uses digital as well as analog methods. She prefers to use the 5 colors called Goshiki, which symbolize Buddhist thought. In 2022, she presented the “Pure Land” collection, which was inspired by the Amida Sutra. She creates a colorful world where people can live peacefully, accept others, and respect each other’s individuality as it is.
2022, RED, STACK BOARD, Niigata (Japan)
2022, NFT. NEW FREEDOM THINK, M.A.D.S. Art Gallery, Fuerteventura (Canarias Isras) – Milano (Italy) – Metavers
2022, Yume Kawa, STACK BOARD, Niigata (Japan)
2022, Blue, STACK BOARD, Niigata (Japan)