HIDA‐TAKAYAMA INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY WOODBLOCK-PRINTS TRIENNALE
What is HIDA-TAKAYAMA INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY WOODBLOCK-PRINTS TRIENNALE
Since ancient times, surrounded by forests, Hida Takayama has developed a unique culture for woodblock printing. This style of printing has always been popular in the area and is specifically called “Hida Woodblock Printing.” While passing down traditional techniques, Hida artisans have been creating original pieces of art. In order to promote and let the world know about the culture of Hida Takayama, the Hida Takayama International Contemporary Woodblock- Prints Triennial invites both domestic and international artists to showcase their create new technical innovation and creativity.
[Applications Period] October 1 — 31, 2019 .
[Type of Printing] Woodblock-prints created in 2018 or later. Digital printing is not permitted.
[Application Criteria] This contest is open to the general public.
Each applicant may submit up to two pieces of artwork.
Artwork which has already been submitted to another competition will not be accepted.
The maximum paper size should be 90cm x 90cm (35.43in x 35.43in) .
Free for the initial screening and 2,000 yen per piece of artwork for the secondary screening. A fee will be charged to applicants who pass the initial screening.
First Prize/1 Winner (500,000 yen)
Second Prize/1 Winner (300,000 yen)
Third Prize/1 Winner (200,000 yen) and other awards