Open Portfolio

Artist Open Portfolio


Mokuhanga & Nara

墨-フュージョン 木版画と奈良

Now that the conference is hybrid, Artist Open Portfolio will be a chance for artists to showcase their works to conference participants and the public as a virtual event. Each portfolio will consist of 20 images arranged as a pdf from a PowerPoint presentation.

The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Open Portfolio is 30 October. 

Participation Fee:

  • JP¥3000 due with proof of conference registration. This fee should be paid by PayPal. See details below.
  • Conference registration. See IMC Nara 2021 registration for details of the various registration packets.


  • To participate applicants must first register for the conference.
  • Applicants may pay conference registration and the Open Portfolio participation fee together by PayPal. See details below.
  • Once payment has been made, please confirm this with your name to .
  • Only artworks related to the concepts or techniques of Japanese water-based woodblock, mokuhanga, may be submitted for open portfolio.
  • Participants cannot sell work at the venue or display pricing of artworks. However, if a potential buyer appears, participants can negotiate prices and delivery methods privately at their own discretion and risk. The International Mokuhanga Association cannot assume any responsibility.