Hallingdal-style bowl © 2004 Naoko Seto Hallingdal-style bowl © 2004 Naoko Seto

Gold Medal In: Rosemaling, 2004

  • Life Dates Born Tokyo, Japan
  • Occupation Housewife
  • Residence at Time of Award Irvine, California

Ribbons

  • 1999 Red ribbon for an oval box (tine)
  • 2000 White ribbon for a Rogaland-style plate
  • 2001 White ribbon for a Hallingdal-style plate
  • 2001 White ribbon for a Rogaland-style oval box (tine)
  • 2003 White ribbon for a Hallingdal-style bowl
  • 2004 Red ribbon for an Os-style sending basket
  • 2004 White ribbon for a Hallingdal-style bowl

Artist Statement

My favorite styles are Hallingdal and Os. I admire Nils Bera the most. Rosemaling has enriched my life, and I have had a wonderful time through this Norwegian art. I appreciate many Gold Medalists who inspired me and the wonderful people I met in the United States.

2008

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