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ORIGA
Michigan US

Origa is the haigo of Olga Hooper. A native of Siberia, Russia, Olga now lives in the United States. She studies and works in many Japanese traditional art genres including sumi-e, haiku, haibun, haiga, ikebana and ceramic painting. She has won many awards for her works and is widely published, including on her two two websites, Kankodori (www.geocities.com/origaboston) and Origa's Live Journal (origa.livejournal.com/).

I'm especially enchanted by this series of paintings, with the watery blue colors that run through several of them.