August 15, 2014#

“Miki Iwasaki’s wind-powered art at NCM”

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Union Tribune’s article covers mi-workshop’s latest installation. You can read about it, here.

May 30, 2014#

New Installation at San Diego’s New Children’s Museum

Check out the latest project to come out of mi-workshop – it’s an interactive piece titled Wind Vessel. Conceived as a research based, educational installation to introduce children to the technologies related to wind power, the project opened downtown at the NCM on May 22nd. It’s an ongoing exhibit – we’ll be exploring several methods for visualizing the effects of wind power in the near feature. Check out our blog to catch a glimpse of the project, or visit the NCM website to plan a trip to see it in person.

May 1, 2014#

Terminal 1 Art Installation


Miki Iwasaki’s latest public art installation is complete! Located in the San Diego International Airport Terminal One Food Court, Astralgraph is an exploration in geometry and material, with inspiration taken from our local geography, cartography and navigation. Sensory perception was a large driving force behind the project which was designed to engage the travelers making their way through the airport.

April 16, 2014#

“Re: Creation”


Local San Diego publication Pacific Magazine ran an article in its latest art issue that featured ten of the areas most creative artists. In its unique format in which one artist nominates the person that has inspired them the most, “Re: Creation” included Miki Iwasaki in its ranks.  Nominated by San Diego artist Christopher Puzio, Miki discusses his art, his love for wood-working and what drives him as an educator and creative mind.

Pacific Magazine is a free publication and available at retail centers throughout San Diego. You can also find the full article here. If nothing else, check it out to see what the local art scene is producing, and maybe for a little  dose of inspiration.

April 15, 2014#

Meet the Artist Event

The San Diego Foundation is hosting a “Meet the Artist Event” featuring some of the grant recipients of its Creative Catalyst program. The talk features four local artists and projects, including Miki Iwasaki’s upcoming installation at the New Children’s Museum, titled Wind Vessel. The talk’s theme is: Intersections of Culture, Fusions of Form.

Please join us as Miki discusses the creative process behind Wind Vessel this Thursday, April 17th 2014 from 5-7pm at the San Diego Foundation in the Hoffman Room at 2508 Historic Decatur Road

For more information about the featured artists and future events, please click HERE.

Updates and images for Wind Vessel can be found on our BLOG.