Aiko Morioka is an award winning, internationally recognized bronze sculptor whose work is defined by graceful lines and a meditative quality. Nature, the human form and themes based in ancient wisdom are a recurring inspiration and presence in her sculptures. Her work can be small to monumental in size.
Aiko was awarded the first public art project in Novato, CA. Her tribute to the Coast Miwok history entitled “Windows of Wisdom” was installed into the plaza of Creekside Professional Complex in 2006.
Aiko’s sculpture has broadly published, including in the American Art Collector, American Art Collectors West and Art of Northern California. Aiko was selected as the Grand Prize Winner of Sculptural Pursuit Magazine’s Fourth Annual Art & Literary Competition on the theme of Universal Peace. Her bronze “Balanced Vision” was featured on the cover with an in-depth article in the January 2008 issue. In August of the same year Aiko’s work was chosen to grace the cover of Southwest Art Magazine’s Sculpture issue with an additional feature article.
In February 2009 Aiko’s literary efforts are recognized as her poem “The Return” is published as the First Prize Winner in Sculptural Pursuit Magazine’s National Literary competition on the theme of A Journey of the Mind.
In 2010 Aiko’s sculptures were pre-juried into the hardbound “100 Artists of the West Coast” by Schiffer Publishing and “The Best of World Sculpture” by Kennedy Publishing.
Aiko’s work is widely collected, and informs both private and corporate collections internationally. Aiko is represented by Desert Art Collection in Palm Desert, CA. and The Walsingham Gallery in Newburyport, MA.
Her studio in Sausalito is open by appointment and she participates in Marin Open Studios in May and the ICB Winter Open Studios in December.
ICB, Gate 5 Road, Studio 232, Sausalito, CA 94965