Welcome to Healey Studio the artist studio of Ema Tanigaki and John Healey. Please scroll down on all the pages to see all of our artwork.

John Healey’s Portfolio

optical glass sculpture – traditional and abstract photography

John Healey’s resume

Ema Tanigaki’s Portfolio

folded metal sculpture – folded copper sculpture with bright heat patina

Ema Tanigaki’s Resume

Commissions & Public Art

custom commissioned private works and public art

Highlighted Project: Folded Copper Sculptures by Ema Tanigaki

Folded Copper Sculptures on white marble bases: folded from 7.5” x 7.5” sheets of copper;

Title: Opening, Change, Inner Spiral, Movement 7.5

click on image above for more information on this folded sculpture series

dimensions with bases: 9” H x 26”W x 6.5”D

year completed 2024

The latest News from Healey Studio below:

see the link News and Events for a complete listing.

  • Ema Tanigaki wins Award in International Contest for her Folded Copper Sculpture

    “Movement 24” a sculpture by Ema Tanigaki wins Honorable Mention in the Lewton Brain International Foldform Competition. For each of her 3 submissions to since 2018 to the Foldform Competition, Ema has been awarded recognition. Please see the winners Gallery by clicking on the award image. Please click on the sculpture image to see more works from this series.

    “Movement 24” 2 views – folded copper sculpture created in 2023 – dimensions (18 x 21 x 10 in) photo by John L Healey

  • Museum Opening

    Event Announcement: Museum Exhibition with John Healey’s Optical Glass Sculpture

    Burchfield Penney Art Center –  Buffalo New York.
    Opening: May 12, 2023

    Optical Glass Sculpture - title Revolutions Rise by John Healey
    Optical Glass Sculpture – title Revolutions Rise by John Healey – Burchfield Penney Art Center Collection – Stanford Lipsey Collection

    Museum Exhibition Opening:  John Healey’s work, “Revolutions Rise” year created 1999, will be exhibited as part of the Exhibition of Stanford Lipsey’s Glass Collection at the Burchfield Penney Art Center from May 12 to December 31, 2023.  We will unfortunately not be able to attend the opening due to our current project, but hope to be able to see the collection while still on exhibit.

  • Ema Tanigaki’s work published in Museum Collection Book
    Book Cover – “Common Ground – Albuquerque Museum Art Collection”

    Announcement! Museum Collection Catalog Publication: 

    Ema Tanigaki’s work, “golden eagle necklace” year created 2003 is included in the publication “Common Ground” of selected works from the Albuquerque Museum’s permanent Collection. For those that might be interested the book is available for sale on the Museum Foundations website, and we assume at the Gift Store in the Albuquerque Museum.

    the posted image is a screenshot from the Albuquerque Museum Foundation.  Please click on the image to be taken to the website.