榎真弓は広島市出身の美術家・版画家です。1980年代にプリントメイキングを学んで以来、中でもエッチング技法を主に用いながら制作をしています。
榎は日々の営みに潜む現象を「unpredictability 予測不可能性」あるいは「randomness 無作為性」という視点より捉え、偶然がもたらす素材の可能性を探りながら作品化を試みています。
また、1990年代初めから2000年代中頃にかけては、大学や専門学校においてビジュアルアーツ、プリントメイキング、グラフィックデザイン等の教育にも携わりました。
英国王立画家・版画家協会 (Associate Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers ) 准会員(ARE) 。
Enoki has attempted to capture phenomena hidden in everyday life from the perspective of 'unpredictability' or 'randomness'. She has been exploring the potential of materials brought about by chance and, in this way, creating works of art. 

In the ‘‘Binding and String’’ series, Enoki’s metal-binding technique is inspired by a Japanese dyeing method, in which string prevents corrosion on a metal plate. A plate treated by this technique is so fragile that it can only create a couple of prints. Each print has slightly different details, thus generating a Variable Edition. Furthermore, this transformation of materials only happens once and cannot be reversed or reproduced.

Enoki thinks a print traces not only an image of the plate but also transfers a physical phenomenon- what happens on a plate during corrosion and printing. She has become very interested in this unpredictability which resonates with her view of the impermanence and randomness of life. Enoki would say that such concepts are characteristic of Japanese culture and ideas of beauty. 

In Enoki’s recent prints, she also uses the chine-collé technique with metal leaf, inspired by the Japanese tradition of visible mending of pottery with gold. Enoki explores the concept of accepting and caring for the irreversible scars of our everyday existence and how these scars transform us in some way. She views this as a natural process, that we are imperfect and that our lives are full of chance elements.

Enoki holds an MA (RCA) from Printmaking Course, Faculty of Fine Art at the Royal College of Art in the UK in 1990, a BA in art education from National Okayama University in Japan in 1983. She is an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (ARE).

She worked as an associate professor and a lecturer in graphic design and printmaking at art universities in 1993-2010.

Enoki has exhibited in Japan and overseas since 1985. Her exhibition highlights include, Fuji Paper Art Museum 2023, International Original Print Exhibition 2022Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2021 and 2022, Megalo Intaglio Online Exhibition 2020 and 2021, Grant Exhibition, the Nishieda Foundation, Support to Emerging Curators and Artists, two persons show 2019, the Yozo Hamaguchi 100th Anniversary International Print Competition and Exhibition 2009.

She participated in the London Summer Intensive residency program in Slade School of Fine Art / Camden Arts Center 2017 and showcased the London Summer Intensive Showcase, Camden Arts Centre 2017. 

Enoki had the Visiting Artist Talk Series: Mayumi Enoki at Taipei National University of the Arts, School of Fine Arts 2016 and granted Hiroshima Scholarship, from the Hiroshima International Cultural Foundation, Inc.,1988-90.

Her artworks can be found in public and company collections, including Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Japan, Kitayama and Company, Tokyo Japan. 
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