Additional Call-for-application for 2018 Mokuhanga Artist-in-Residence of:

Basic Training Program A (22 April – 26 May 2018) 1 vacancy

This program covers the fundamental skills of mokuhanga (water-based woodblock printmaking) including the process, techniques, tools and materials, which are rooted in the tradition of ukiyo-e printing. Residency provides you with sufficient time to experiment with and further develop your skills of mokuhanga in the peaceful environment of Lake Kawaguchi. This program is available to all artists and printmakers who wish to experience the introductory levels of mokuhanga.
To apply, please download the application form and guidelines of your chosen program, fill in the form, and send it to us with other required documents by e-mail to: infodesk(a)

Click to download Application Form A and Guidelines(A) of 2018 Basic Training Program A.

Application Deadline is 19 January 2018 and a selection result will be informed to applicants by 26 January 2018 by e-mail.

2017 Mokuhanga Basic Program B

We have completed 2017’s last Residence: Basic Program B. The following 6 artists had been staying and working at Lake Kawaguchi from October 21st to November 25th, 2017.

Ana Amelia Corazza Genioli (Brazil)

Marcia Weese (USA)

Marina Borodina (Russia)

Sarah Lucie Verbeek (Netherlands)

Siemen Theodoor Dykstra (Netherlands)

Sophie Layton (UK)


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)