Tomoko Yamada is Japanese born, fibre installation artist, based in Broome, Western Australia. She previously worked in roles involving management and creative coordination and direction for commercial fashion photography and graphic design companies in Japan. She has been to USA, Euro and Asia for her creative development, including artist resident. Since moving to Australia, her personal artistic focus has shifted to fibre art installations. She is usually working on some diverse installation art works including an intricate combination of weaving, stitching, twisting, braiding and crochet. Tomoko's art materials include many types of fibres, yarns, fabrics, tubing, strings, cords and textiles. Tomoko sees her installations as ongoing creations which she may
add too, merge and display in different formats and at times together, with the ultimate goal being a larger exhibition incorporating several pieces. She had experience solo and group exhibitions in Japan, France, Canada and Australia.