Cows Arrive, Cow Parade Artists Get Started

The first stage of Cow Parade Niseko is now underway, after the 47 life-size model cows that will make up the exhibition were delivered to Niseko last week. Artists will have a few weeks to complete their designs before the exhibit opens to the public on June 15, however a number have made great progress already.

Ki Niseko staff member and local artist Yuko Moroi has begun work on her two cows, choosing to complete her work in a Kutchan studio that has been set up for the occasion. Artists have also been allocated a space in Hirafu 188 overlooking Mt. Yotei, which is open for viewing should anyone want to get an early look at the cows in real life!

2015.05.19カウペインティング@ショクレン北海道続けて同じく倶知安(くっちゃん)市街地の制作会場の様子です。着々と色が付いて行ってますね!こちらのアーティストさんはいつも楽しそうに作業されていて、見ている側もハッピーになってきます(^^)過去の映像を見てお気づきの方もいるかと思いますが、実はこのアーティストさん、2体のカウを同時制作しています!!19th May 2015Cow painting@Kutchan Town

Posted by CowParade Niseko, Japan on Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Anyone wandering through Niseko-Hirafu should also keep their eyes out for artist Yusuke Numata, who is busy painting his cow behind the window of the Explore Niseko building (next to Seicomart). Definitely worth a look!

ひらふ坂下四つ角にある作業スペース【EXPLORE NISEKO】でもペインティングが始まりました。ガラス張りの作業場ですので、外からでもペインティングの模様がよく見えます!ポップで可愛いカウに会えますよ。ここで作業するのはアーティスト...

Posted by Ki Niseko on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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