About Muju




Muju
is the collective name of 2 Artists working together in sculpture, printmaking and painting.
Miss Muju works in sculpture currently producing limited editions of bio-resin figures.
Mr Muju produces drawings,paintings and limited edition prints of the characters and landscapes of ‘Mujuworld’.

For daily updates on our work follow us here :
instagram.com/miss_muju       instagram.com/mr_muju

Muju Studio is based in the coastal town of St Ives, Cornwall, from here the pair produce limited editions of sculptures,prints and paintings.
With a background in skateboarding and graffiti culture Muju also draw inspiration from their travels worldwide.
Muju have exhibited their creative work internationally in the past 10 years, and have contributed to many books & publications, from street art to designer toys.
Mujuworld is a place of interconnected landscapes, guardian spirits & elemental beings.
Muju Studio donate a portion of profits to enviromental and conservation charities such as Surfers Against Sewage,Waves For Water and the Woodland Trust.

Muju Studio is open to the public most days April – October : 11pm – 5pm . Other times by appointment, contact : muju74@yahoo.com.
We are located within the Sloop Studio Workshops just behind the St Ives harbour front.
Check out new work & buy exclusive items direct from the studio.

Our work has also been featured in many publications on art, design,
and contemporary culture including :

We Are Indie Toys by Louis Bou
Outside The Lines – Street Art Doodle Book
Design Week
Belio Magazine
DOT DOT DASH – Contemporary Toy Culture
MONZTAAH
ROOT Magazine

EXHIBITIONS :

17 / 05 / 2014 : Flow State @ Heseltine Gallery, Truro

A group exhibition exploring the art & cultural connections between surfing and skateboarding

14 / 12 / 2013 : Billy Blamo Custom Exhibition @ Toy Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Muju were asked to customise a Blamo sculpture for their international group exhibition.

14 / 12 / 2013 : Gift Wrapped @ Clutter Gallery, New York, USA

Muju joined a group of international artists for this exhibition of Artists resin sculptures

29.09.2011 : Deep Water @ Here Gallery, Bristol, U.K

Muju solo exhibition, showing new paintings, prints and felt sculptures.

14.04.2011 : High Tides @ Artist Residence Hotel , Penzance Cornwall U.K

Muju was invited to produce a solo exhibition to coincide with the official opening of the Artist Residence Hotel and Gallery in Penzance.  Muju also painted one of the hotel rooms prior to the opening.

4.10.2010 : Invisible Forces @ Here & Now Gallery, Falmouth Cornwall U.K

Muju solo exhibition of new paintings, prints and felt sculptures.

4.10.2010 : Mushroom Magic @ Grass Hut Gallery, Portland Oregon USA

A group exhibition, including US artists Arbito, Snaggs, Apak, Oliver & Spencer Hibert, and UK artists Pinky, Muju & Lonny Pop.

08.10.2010 : PLUSH YOU!  @ Schmancy Gallery, Seattle USA

26.08.2010 : PLUSH YOU! LA @ Munky King Gallery, Los Angeles USA

Muju joins an exhibition of 65 of the “best of the best” plush artists from around the globe curated by Kristen Rask of Schmancy Toys in Seattle.

14.08.2010 : HOT PINK FUZZ @ Giant Robot Gallery, San Francisco

Miss Muju was invited to exhibit a collection of Muju soft sculptures alongside two other international female felt artists; Snaggs (USA) & monyomonyo (Japan).

20.12.2009 : Muju x Momiji @ Royal/T Gallery, LA

Miss Muju’s plush Momiji came 3rd in the worldwide Momiji Couture Contest.  The top 10 entries were exhibited at Royal/T Gallery in LA.

13.09.2009 : Mujuworld In Arnhem @ SUBWALK Gallery Arnhem , Holland

Muju was invited to create an installation of paintings & toys for this Art Festival
organised by the Museum Of Modern Art in Holland.

07.09.2009 : Effect 2000 : Apetit Gallery , Bilbao, Spain

A group exhibtion of contemprary prints to celebrate 10 years of BELIO magazine.

10.12.2008 : United Nations Of Cupco  – Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Muju Custom Felt toy exhibited alongside 100 other creations from Artists worldwide.

07.12.2007 : Let It Grow – ToyLife Gallery , Brighton, UK

Muju Solo exhibition of Paintings, Prints & handmade toys.

04.06.2007 : Plus Plush – Bodhi Gallery , Brick Lane , London UK

Muju designed a plush toy that was customised by 13 contemporary UK artists.

12.12.2006 : The Bad Note  – Dragon Bar Gallery , Shoreditch , London UK

A group show of contemporary paintings by UK artists.

18.05.2006 : Segundo Asalto – Urban Art Festival , Zaragoza , Spain

Muju were invited to join a group of International artists to produce work in the streets of the city
and also featured paintings in the Contemporay Art Museum of Zaragoza.

18.04.2006 : Journey To Muju Mountain – Dragon Bar Gallery , Shoreditch,London, UK

Muju Solo show featured a huge painted installation & limited edition screenprints.

20.05.2005 : My Favourite Fiends – Outside Institute , London UK

A group show curated by  artist D*Face, featured paintings & toys by Muju alongside work
by contemporary UK artists including Banksy, Pete Fowler, Adam Neate and more.

12.11.2005 : Pimp My Doll – Pebroc Gallery Nantes, France

An exhibition of contemporary handmade toys by European Artists.

10.09.2005 : Plushtastrophe! – BLK MRKT Gallery Los Angeles, USA

Muju toys featured in this show of international artists handmade toys.

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LINKS

www.muju.etsy.com

www.toylife.co.uk

www.pinkyvision.com

www.delarge.co.uk

www.arbito.com

www.grasshutcorp.com

www.parquerama.com

www.firecorner.com

www.hookedblog.co.uk

www.davethechimp.co.uk

www.arthotelcornwall.co.uk

www.stivestv.co.uk

www.s4cglobal.org

www.surfrider.org

www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

www.wavesforwater.org

www.sas.org.uk

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