Japan Print Association Executive Committee and Japan Print Association will present an international prints exposition, "Prints Tokyo 2012" for our 80th anniversary of the foundation of the association.



Sunday 7 October 2012 12:00–15:30

Tokyo University of the Arts Auditorium / 12 -8 Ueno -Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo →MAP


Part I:12:00~13:30 Keynote Lecture

“After 1960, Deployment of the Japan Print Associationand Trends in International Printmaking”

- LIAO Shiou Ping,
President of the Taiwan Art Academy, Prof. of the National Taiwan Normal University

[Three‐man talk]
- LIAO Shiou Ping,
President of the Taiwan Art Academy, Prof. of the National Taiwan Normal University

- Tadayoshi NAKABAYASHI,
Director of Japan print association

Member of Japan print association

Part II:13:45~15:30 : Panel discussions

“Future Trends in Printmaking”

- Kyoji TAKIZAWA ,
Curator of Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts.
A part-time lecturer at Tama Art Universiy.

- Hirofumi SHIMIZU, Member of the Japan Print Association
- Hisaharu MOTODA, Member of the Japan Print Association
- Taisuke YUKI, Member of the Japan Print Association
- Emi TANAKA , Associate member of the Japan Print Association
- Taida JASAREVIC (Bosnia Herzegovina), Living in Japan
- Hasan KIRAN (Woodblock Artist,Exhibitor of Prints Tokyo2012 )

Member of the Japan Print Association

Gallery:Talks 16:00~)



○ Liao Shiou-Ping

Born in Taiwan in 1936,Liao graduated with a B.A. degree in Fine Arts form the National Taiwan Normal University in 1959. From 1962 to 1968, he furthered his studies at the Tokyo University of Education and L'École des Beaux-Arts in Paris respectively. In 1969, he moved to New York, U.S.A. Liao returned to Taiwan and taught printmaking at the National Taiwan Normal University and Culture University form 1973 to 1976. In 1974, he published his book "The Art of Printmaking". In 1977, he was invited by the Tsukuba University in Japan to set up a working studio of printmaking and he taught there for two an a half years. In 1988 and 1991, he was also invited by China Academy of Fine Arts and Nanjin Academy of Fine Arts in China, being a visiting professor in a printmaking class. In 1994, he returned to Taiwan being a visiting professor at National Institute of the Arts. He was an adjunct professor of Art at Seton Hall University in New Jersey for 12 years (1979-1992), retired for the reason of nose illness. He was a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists, Graphic Association of R.O.C., and Graphic department of Salon d'Automne in Paris, France, and an adjudicator of the International Biennial Prints Exhibition of Taiwan R.O.C. and the Print Section of the National Taiwan Fine Arts Exhibition.


「転位 '10-地-I」

1937 Born in Tokyo, Japan. M.A. Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1972 the 3rd Grand-prix Print Exhibition [Nichido Gallery/Tokyo] awarded Grand Prize
1983 International Print Biennial Exhibition R.O.C awarded international Grand Prize
1986 the 11th International Print Triennial ExhibitionCracow [Poland] awarded the First Prize
1987 The International Print Biennial – Varna 2005 awarded Silver Prize
2003 Medal with Purple Ribbon


Etching、Mezzotint、Spit Bite

1940 Born in Shizuoka, Japan. M.A. Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1992 Stayed in London on a fellowship from the Ministry of Cultural Affairs
1964 The 32nd Japan Print Association Exhibition awarded Grand Prize
1999 Tokyo Station Gallery Prize for painting, Garden at the Waterfront '99,East Japan Railway Foundation
Solo Exhibitions
Tenth Gen Yamaguchi Memorial Grand Prize for Garden at the Waterfront V, Numazu City
Bulgaria National Gallery, Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel,The National Museum of Japanese Art, Bucharest, Romania


○ Hirofumi SHIMIZU

1962 Born in Hyogo, Japan
1989 Completed Printmaking Graduate course at Tokyo Univercity of fine Art (Japan)
1993-94 Fellowship of the Sekiguchi Art Fundation (Stayed in New York, U.S.A.)
1996- Associate Professor of Print Course at Kyoto Univercity of Art and Design (Japan)
Tokyo Univercity of Art Museum, Kashiwa-city Calture Forum, ABC Gallery

○ Hisaharu MOTODA

「Indication-Flinders Street Station (Melbourne)」

1973 Born in Kumamoto, Japan
2001 M.A. Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2010~ The Japan Print Association Member
2001 First Prize at “International Print Triennial in Kanagawa
2001” (Kanagawa Prefectural hall Gallery / Japan)
2007 Contemporary Art Museum GalleryⅢ (Kumamoto,Japan)
2008 VOCA 2008 (The Ueno Royal Museum / Tokyo, JAPAN)
2009 The View of Contemporary Paintings (Tokyo Station Gallery / Japan)

The Fine Works of Associate Members Prize (FF Prize) at “The 77th Exhibition of the Japan Print Association” (Tokyo Metroporitan Art Museum / Japan)

○ Taisuke YUKI

「In my Garden 2-b おわりの雪」

1978 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2003 Finished master’s program at Musashino Art University (Tokyo, Japan)
2004-2005 Exchange student at Royal Academy of Art in Den Haag (The Netherlands)
2012Assistant of Tokyo University of the Arts Print making Department

Selected exhibition
2005 Allianz Netherlands Graphic prize,【3rd prize】
2007 75th exhibition of Japan Print Association,【2nd prize】
2010 78th exhibition of Japan Print Association,【Junior member Prize】
2011 79th exhibition of Japan Print Association,【G prize】


「free fall from the night and day」

1981 Born in Hiroshima
2006 Graduated from Graduate school of Musashino Art University
2007 Artist in residence at Glasgow School of Art

2005 the best prize of the 73th Japan Print Association Show
2005 the best prize of the 3rd Yahamoto Kanae Print Show
2007 the prize of the 1st Shu-Ou Prize
2009 Artist in residence at the Art Studio Itukaichi
2010 Solo Show at the Musaxhino Art University


「Black water」

1979 Born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010 Completed and awarded PhD at Joshibi University of Art and Design
2002 Member of Bosnia and Herzegovina Artist Association
2008 Member of the Committee of University of Art and Print Studies in Japan

2008 13rd International Biennial Print Exhibition R.O.C./台湾
2010/'07 Aomori International Print Triennial, Japan
2011 8th International Biennial of Engraving - Liège, Belgium
2011 IMPACT 7 International Printmaking Conference, Monash University , Australia

○ Hasan KIRAN

「 Shamans Series」

1996-1998 M.A. Degree at Hacettepe University,Ankara-TURKEY Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Painting the subject was Causality in the Artistic Creation.
2005-2008 Ph.D.at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music Graduate School of Print Making, Tokyo, JAPAN

2002 The 63rd State Painting Sculpture Exhibition, Prize of Achievement; Ankara,Turkey
2006 The 5th KIWA , Honorable Prize, JAPAN
2007 The 5thHide-Takayama Contemporary Woodcut Bienniale, Second Prize, JAPAN
2008 The33rd Painting Competition of DYO, Prize of Achievement; Istanbul – Turkey
2008 The 1st International Istanbul Print Bienniale, İstanbul, TURKEY
2010 70 th State Painting Sculpture Exhibition, Prize of Achievement; Ankara,Turkey

Gallery talk and Reception party

Sunday 7 October 2012, 18:00 - 20:00

Ueno Seiyoken (restaurant)

4-58 Ueno-Koen , Taito-ku, Tokyo (located near Ueno Station in Tokyo)

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