The Nagasawa Art Park Artist-in-Residence: Workshop Program for Japanese Woodblock Printmaking is a two month artist-in-residence that involves training in Japanese techniques of Woodblock Printmaking. The Nagasawa Art Park Pilot Project Committee invites up to six artists or printers (two under the Full-Support Plan and four under the Partial-Support Plan) to participate in the Nagasawa Art Park Artist-in-Residence: Workshop Program for Japanese Woodblock Printmaking.
To be eligible for the Artist-in-Residence Program, applicants must:
A. be artists or printers working in the field of contemporary art or art education.
B. be preferably between 30 and 50 years of age.
C. have the desire and ability to plan and carry out the creation of works in Japan.
D. intend to use the skills they acquire during the program in their future creative activities.
E. be eager to communicate in good spirit with other invited artists and local people.
F. be eager to contribute to mutual understanding and goodwill between Japan and other countries of the world.
G. understand that the purpose of the program is to promote contemporary art through the techniques of Japanese woodblock printmaking.
H. be willing to follow the activities schedule residential arrangements as planned by THE COMMITTEE.
I. be in good health and be able to have this attested to by a doctor in a pre-drafted medical statement (that we will provide at a later date).
J. understand English or Japanese at a level to allow meaningful participation in the printmaking training program.
K. be willing to undergo a brief interview by telephone, if such interview is requested.
The program is over two months between Thursday, 20th September to Tuesday, 20th November 2001. Participation is expected for the entire two months.
Application materials are available to download in PDF format from the program™fs homepage, at http://endeavor.or.jp/air/2001.htm