Shiori Matsumoto is influenced by surrealism, symbolism, modern illustration, and Japanese subculture. Her oil paintings are dreamlike, melancholy and cryptic atmospheres with girls who play with imagination and try to change the world with their own ritual.
She was recently part of the Dreamscape group exhibition the Netherlands. Dreamscape unites art movements like magic realism, fantastic realism and surrealism under the collective name Imaginary Realism and brings them with various projects to the worldwide and well-deserved attention. Imaginary realism is an international art movement characterized by sublime fantasy worlds and creatures, executed in a highly detailed technical style reminiscent of the old masters.