It has been my journey of making 1000 Cranes that has led me to my greatest creative self, combining several modalities of art, constantly innovating my designs to achieve and complete my goal of fabricating 1000 cranes as a prayer wish for Peace with Mother Earth.
I first heard of this prayer wish through my dear friend June Okida Kuramoto, a virtuoso koto musician, composer, and founding member of L.A. based Jazz Fusion groups Hiroshima. June and her daughter Lani were folding 1000 cranes for her grandmother, who had been diagnosed with cancer. June told me the story of a young girl named Sadako, whose story has brought much recognition, and attention to the 1000 cranes wish....more
Each card holds a photo image of one of the 1000 Cranes Jeffrey Boshart has created
in his prayer wish for Peace with Mother Earth.