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THF Galleries: Flower Haiga of Christina Chin and Randall Vemer

Christina Chin

The Haiku Foundation honors the work of contemporary masters of the dual art of haiga: visual image wedded to haiku. This month we feature a collaboration between Christina Chin and Randall Vemer.

Christina is a painter and a haiku poet. She is four-time recipient of top 100 in the mDAC Summit Contests. They were exhibited at the Palo Alto Art Center, California. She is also the sole haiku contributor for the MusArt book of Randall Vemer’s paintings published by ArtReach Publication, Portland, Oregon. Among her awards are 1st prize, 34th Annual Cherry Blossom Sakura Festival 2020 Haiku Contest; 1st prize 8th Setouchi Matsuyama 2019 Photohaiku Contest; and two City Soka Saitama’s 2020 haiku prizes. She is published in numerous exclusive journals, multilingual journals and anthologies including Japan’s prestigious monthly Haikukai Magazine.

Randall is a violinist, illustrator, oil painter, mural designer, book cover designer, teacher, and film creator. His project MusArt consists of 40 musician paintings, and a concurrent film about it has received over 50 film awards from around the world.

Randall Vemer

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