Papercuttings & Illustrations

Noriko Hidaka

Illustration

Illustration

GALLERY 1

GALLERY 1 - Paper-cuttings

Life on earth

GALLERY 2

GALLERY 2 - Paper-cuttings

Girls

GALLERY 3

GALLERY 3 - Paper-cuttings

Landscapes

GALLERY 4

GALLERY 4 - Ink painting

People in the world

Information

December 2018   Launched an English version of website (This website).

July 2018   Cover and illustrations for a book, "MANZANAR-NO-KAZE-NI-NOSETE (PAPER WISHES)" originally written by Lois Sepahban. The book was translated by Chizuru Wakabayashi (published by BUNNKEN-SHUPPAN).

May 2018   Illustration for YAKUKSHIN magazine, accompanying an article written by Wahei Tatematsu (published by KOSEI-SHUPPAN).

March 2018   Illustration and a travel note for "FUSHIGI SHINBUN (Wonder Newspaper)", appendix to TAKUSAN-NO-FUSHIGI magazine (published by FUKUINKAN).

Recent work

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About me

Hi, my name is Noriko Hidaka. I am a freelance illustrator based in Yokohama, Japan doing illustration work for books, picture books, and magazines. I make paper cuttings for various type of illustrations, and am also doing ink painting by using Japanese chopsticks.

I was born in Nara prefecture and raised in Yokohama city in Japan. My career started in fashion industry in Tokyo, and worked in an educational institution, and then became a freelance illustrator.

Besides working, I enjoy traveling overseas, reading books, dancing, playing marimba, dressmaking, and wearing Kimono.

<Awards>

- Competition of bookbinding illustrations (sponsored by Gallery House Maya) : the second prize.
- International Illustration Competition (sponsored by Japan Illustrator Association) : Honorable mention.
- "Mizue" Illustration prize : The third prize.
- International Illustration Competition (sponsored by Japan Illustrator Association) : Honorable mention (2nd time).

Contact me

If you have a comment, suggestion, or request, I look forward to hearing from you.

Feel free to reach out by emailing..
noriko.hidaka21@gmail.com