News / ニュース

  • 2021 Fall Mokuhanga Exhibition Newsletter
    Here is an update of other Mokuhanga events happening now and over Fall and Winter. Download »»
  • Open Portfolio
    The following artists will be presenting their work online in the Open Portfolio during the conference, and the portfolios will also be available for viewing online after the conference. We still have spaces available, if you wish to make an … Read more
  • Submitting papers for paper presenters
    The revised deadline for submission of your full paper is 30 September, 2021. The paper should be 2000 words or under. Details on how to prepare and record your paper with images and the format for its online presentation will be sent … Read more
  • New Fees for the Conference
    Please see the registration page, for detailed information about the new fees for the conference with revised and attractive package rates. Please note that most fees are lower if paid before October 10, 2021.
  • Artists in the Juried International Exhibition IMC2021
    We are pleased to announce that prints by the following artists will feature in the Sumi-Fusion Juried International Exhibition, which will be held in Nara, and also available to see online Ariadna Abadal Lloret, Christine Adame, John Amoss, Cameron Bailey, … Read more
  • Awards to the following artists
    We are very pleased to announce the artists who have received awards in the 2021 Juried Exhibition, Sumi-Fusion International Mokuhanga Exhibition Morita Kaoru, Japan: Washi Arts Award Yoonmi Nam, USA: Keiko Kadota Award for the Advancement of Mokuhanga Kawamura Sayaka, … Read more
  • Revised Dates and Format for the Conference
    Thank you for your patience. The IMC Conference will take place from Wednesday December 1 to Friday December 3. It will be both a live conference, and a virtual one. The schedule will be posted soon. The conference will include … Read more
  • August Update, Virtual Conference format, etc.
    We will post news soon about a virtual format for the 2021 conference. It is unlikely that travel to Japan will get easier before 2022. Those of you already in Japan will be able to attend the physical conference. Those … Read more
  • List of Paper Presenters IMC 2021
    Marina Borodina, Nataliya Grebennikova & Alexander Litvinov. Mokuhanga in Russian Claire Cuccio. Passage through Asia. The Cultural Diversity of Mokuhanga in Nepal Julianne Dao, Lari Gibbons, Kazuko Goto. Mokuhanga Journey: Creating intersections through collaboration and education Tomomi Furukawa. 古川朋弥. 西会津の伝統行事「虫送り」のリサーチとそれに係る作品制作 Research … Read more
  • Deadline Extended for Juried International Show
    Please note that the deadline for the Juried International Show has now been extended until July 31 (midnight Japan time). Results will be given on August 15. Also note that there are several awards for outstanding mokuhanga work.
  • Questionnaire about participation in IMC2021NARA
    Here in Japan, the spread of COVID-19 by mutant viruses has been observed. It is still unpredictable what will happen to travel restrictions from foreign countries to Japan in the future. Before deciding how to hold the conference in June, we would like to ask you to answer a questionnaire to know your intention whether you will participate in …
  • Invitation to an online mokuhanga project
    On Sunday November 8, a video shooting workshop for mokuhanga artists was held by the IMC Japan Committee. This is to promote the project Letters to Forgotten Woodblock Printmaking Lovers, in which mokuhanga artists are invited to publish video clips … Read more
  • IMC2021 Covid-19
    We thank all of you who have already registered for the conference, or who have already applied to participate in the Open Portfolio event, or to give a Workshop or Demonstration, and to those of you who have submitted a … Read more
  • IMC2020 now IMC2021
    Owing to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the IMC2021 conference has now been postponed until 2021, and renamed IMC2021. Please note the new dates of November 30 to December 4, 2021, and note that application dates for the juried competitions, etc., have … Read more
  • IMC 2017 Closing: Photographs and New Newsletter
    The Third International Mokuhanga Conference took place at the East-West Center with ninety-nine participants from sixteen countries. IMC2017 was held in Honolulu from September 28 to October 1, 2017 at the University of Hawaii, Manoa with exhibitions, presentations and demonstrations. … Read more
  • IMC Sadly Announces The Passing Of Keiko Kadota, IMC’s Dedicated Founder & Organizer
    ニュース ↓ It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Keiko Kadota on January 10, 2017. She was a great friend and important mentor to many artists within and outside Japan, promoting international understanding through her many projects. … Read more
  • IMC 2017 Hawaii: The Bridgemakers
    ニュース ↓ IMC 2014 Tokyo was held at the Tokyo University of the Arts with the Satellite events held at the 3331 Arts Chiyoda complex. It was a very rich experience and a celebration of art and culture that seems to … Read more
  • IMC 2014 Tokyo
    ニュース ↓ At the 2014 IMC Hiroki and Setsuko Morinoue discussed the possibility of hosting the next conference in Hawaii, since that location offers good support for Japanese artists and craftspeople who may have have language and cultural barriers to face … Read more