5days’ Workshop

Duration: 1.July. 18th~22nd / 2. September. 27th~October. 1st, 2016

Application: Apply on the website. (The workshop schedule is on the website)

Fee: 70,000 YEN + Tax

Deposit: The 50% of workshop fee is needed to pay by PayPal after applying.
Deposit is NOT refundable.

Conditions: Materials are ready; we provide general carving knives (for beginner)
However, professional carving knives recommended by MI-LAB are not ready. Participants can order before or during the workshop if they want to purchase.

Technique Instruction: One-on-One instruction for 5 days.

Instructor: Mia O

Training content: -Participants can learn and understand Japanese
Water-based woodcut.
-Aiming to finish two multicolored prints during the workshop.

2017 Mi-Lab artist in residence program applications are now closed

The application period for the mokuhanga basic and advanced program in 2017 has now closed. We thank all applicants. The results will be announced on Thursday June 30th, 2016.

2016 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program B

This year MI-LAB has again decided to hold two classes for the Basic Training Artist in Residence Program. The five artists selected for the 2016 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program B will study and create water-based woodblock printmaking in Lake Kawaguchi from October 27 to November 30, 2016.

Daniel Streck (USA)

Heidi Lingamfelter Almosara (USA)

Patty Hudak (USA, Ireland)

Rowan McOnegal (Scotland)

Shelly Xiong (USA)

Carolyn Sevigny (Canada)

2016 Mokuhanga Advanced Program

MI-LAB is pleased to announce the selection results for the 2016 Mokuhanga Advanced Program. Five experienced Mokuhanga artists will travel to Japan on September 12, 2016 to take part in the artist in residency until October 17, 2016. Each artist will complete a mokuhanga project during their 5 week stay in Lake Kawaguchi.

Aleksander Wozniak (Poland)
Aleksander Wozniak (Poland)

Alexandre Fortin (Canada)
Alexandre Fortin (Canada)

Fabiola Gil (Spain)
Fabiola Gil (Spain)

Yvonne Hering (Australia)
Yvonne Hering (Australia)

2016 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program A

MI-LAB is happy to announce the artists selected to participate in the 2016 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program A. The six artists will arrive in Japan on April 20, 2016 to learn water-based woodblock printmaking. They will spend 5 weeks creating mokuhanga at the residence in Lake Kawaguchi, Japan.

Ann Kavanagh (Ireland)

Ashley Yeo (Singapore)

David Warren (USA)

Graham Blair (Canada)

Susan Mannion (Ireland)

Wai Wai Or (Hong Kong, China)

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主催: 産業人文学研究所
定員: 先着20名
募集資格: 30歳前後の制作活動中のアーティスト
参加費: 6回分一括払い ¥28,000 (税別)
分割払い ¥30,000 (税別)
日時: 2016年4月〜9月 毎月第3土曜日 14:00 – 17:00
会場: CfSHEギャラリー(アーツ千代田3331内 B109)
〒101-0021 東京都千代田区外神田6丁目11-14-B109
TEL: 050-3304-9001
E-mail: infodesk(at)endeavor.or.jp


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Joint exhibition : “3331 Galleries – Valeur –”


We are happy to announce that the eight tenant galleries in the 3331 get together to open an exhibition, “3331 Galleries – Valuer -” , and we will take part in with prints of Tom Thjisse, NAP alumni, resides Amsterdam.

Place: 3331 Gallery (3331 Arts Chiyoda 1F 104)

Duration: February 3, Wednesday – February 14, Sunday, 2016

Admission: Free

Arctic Circle

Fri. December  4th, 2015 – Sun. December 13th, 2015 (12:00-18:00)
Closed on Monday, Tuesday
Closing at 17:00 on the last day.
Venue: CfSHE Gallery

Cfshe Gallery is pleased to present a three artists` group exhibition. Katsutoshi Yuasa (printmaking), Yoshitaka Nanjo (painting) and Takashi Katayama (painting) were invited to participate in artist- in- residence programs in Norway for summer 2015. They are going to show new works created after the residency.

‘Narrative Patterns`

Fri. October 3, 2015 – Sun. October 18, 2015 (12:00-19:00)
Closed on Monday, Tuesday
Closing at 17:00 on the last day.
Venue: CfSHE Gallery

CfSHE Gallery is pleased to present the recent works of April Vollmer, New York based American artist and printmaker who works primarily in Mokuhanga, Japanese Woodblock, from October 3rd 2015 to October 18th 2015. Vollmer participated in Nagasawa Art Park Artist-in-Residence program in 2004 and worked on the book about Mokuhanga as the first writer- researcher at MI-LAB in 2013. She recently had her book “Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop” published by Watson-Guptill in July 2015.

Artist’s Biography
Vollmer graduated from CUNY Hunter College MFA in New York in 1983 and has shown her works extensively throughout US and Japan.

April Vollmer’s Book: Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop

We are pleased to announce that a residence artist April Vollmer will have her book “Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop” published by Watson-Guptill in July 2015. Vollmer wrote this book based on her experience teaching mokuhanga workshops in the U.S. It begins with a description of the relevance of the technique today, and includes an overview of its history, with chapters on printing technique, washi handmade paper, and a discussion of contemporary artists who use and teach mokuhanga. The book includes many photographs of Japanese tools and materials, and is illustrated with color photographs from over forty contemporary creative artists.

Vollmer participated in the Nagasawa Art Park program in 2004 and worked on the book as the first writer-researcher at MI-LAB in 2013.

The Book Information: http://www.amazon.com/Japanese-Woodblock-Print-Workshop-Mokuhanga/dp/0770434819

April Vollmer: http://aprilvollmer.com/


To receive the most recent program information from us, please complete a registration form and send it to us by e-mail, at the same time telling us the year and the program in which you are interested. On receipt of your application, we will in due course send you by e-mail the latest timetable and other information.

To download the registration form, please click here (PDF) or here (DOC)