Mokuhanga Print

demos & workshops

Open to Registered Participants Only

CaFE submissions now closed

Selected Demonstrations and Workshops:

  • CHEUNG Chung-chu, Hong Kong Open PrintshopA Reversed Negative: From Calligraphy to Woodblock PrintingHong Kong
  • Kernan, CatherineRight/ Left/ Positive/ NegativeUSA
  • Goto, HidehikoBaren, all about its history to making, caring & printingJapan
  • Hirai, KyokoAnatomy of Traditional Mokuhanga, Printing Techniques Japan
  • Kitamura, ShoichiWay of Mokuhan Carving and PrintingJapan

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept. of Arts & Art History/Art Building/Printmaking Studios
2535 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822
+1 808 956 8251


The Art Building is a five minute walk from the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center.

September 29, Friday 10am – 5pm
September 30, Saturday 10am – 5pm
October 1, Sunday 10am – 3pm

Application Deadline:
Submission period: March 1 to 31 April 15, 2017, notification was May 1, 2017


  1. Demonstrations and workshops must be related to mokuhanga, Japanese woodcut printmaking.
  2. Each presentation will be limited to a maximum of two hours including translation.
  3. The presenter must bear the cost of required tools and materials. Work tables will be provided.
  4. Selected presenters are expected to pay the Conference Registration fee.

To make a proposal, please submit the following:

  1. An abstract of the demonstration or workshop limited to 3,000 characters (around 300 words) in English or Japanese.
  2. Applicant’s biography in 1,000 characters (around 100 words).
  3. Applicant’s passport-size portrait, approximately 1MB jpeg
  4. The demonstration or workshop will be limited to a maximum of 2 hours.
    Extensions will not be allowed.

* Selected presenters must submit the demonstration or workshop’s full text (3,000 words or less) by July 1, 2017 for translation and published in the Conference Proceedings book.
* Selected presenters are to pay the conference registration fee.

Selection Committee for Submissions:

  • Claire Cuccio, Ph.D.
    IMC2017 Board Chair; Independent Scholar in Woodblock Printmaking and Print Culture / USA
  • Tuula Moilanen, Ph.D.
    IMC2015-17 Board; Independent Printmaker & Book Artist; Doctor of Arts, Finland
  • Setsuko Morinoue
    IMC2017 Local Committee Vice-Chair; Coordinator, Co-Founder & Emeritus Chair of Donkey Mill Art Center; Gallery Owner, Japan/USA
  • Michael Schneider
    IMC2015-17 Board; Assoc. Prof. Tokyo University of the Arts (Printmaking);
    Adjunct Faculty Webster University St. Louis/MO; Independent Artist, Austria / Japan
  • April Vollmer
    2017 IMC Head Office Communications Attaché; Independent Artist, Educator and Author, USA
  • Katsutoshi Yuasa
    IMC 2017 Board Member; Independent Artist, Educator, Japan