SIGN BY AKIRA YAMAGUCHI “HANDMADE PAPER BY TINO” OIL PASTEL ON HANDMADE PAPER, 2020.  THE JAPANESE TRANSLATION OF TINO BREAKS DOWN THUSLY: TI- MEANS HAND ; -NO MEANS BRAIN THEREFORE: TINO IS HAND BRAIN, HAND AND BRAIN

TINO WARD WAS BORN IN FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA IN 2016 AND ANOINTED IN THE WHITE SANDS OF NEW MEXICO IN MAY 2019. HIS NAME IS “DRAW ON IT” BACKWARDS.
WARD’S ART IS MEANT TO HEAL, SOMEHOW.
HIS PAPER IS MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS ONLY:
PAPER AND OLD COTTON OR LINEN TEXTILES. 
HE REMAKES THE WORK OF CERTAIN ARTISTS IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND IT BETTER, TO SAY SOMETHING BOTH ABOUT PAPER AND THE WORK THAT IS REMADE, AND TO EXPERIENCE IT IN PERSON.  
IN ADDITION TO HIS OWN ARTWORKS, HE MAKES PAPER FOR OTHERS TO WORK WITH FOR THEIR OWN PURPOSES, IN A VARIETY OF COLORS, MATERIALS AND SIZES.

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