Month: September 2020

Foreign Students Circle (FSC) – October Event

Tweet Foreign Students Circle (FSC) will be taking our foreign students toMANGA toshi TOKYO EXHIBITION at The National Art Center,featuring Japan’s MANGA, animation and game culture. All CWAJ members and family are welcome to join us.Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we will be making visits in small groups.Therefore, we have set three dates and times:- Sat. Oct 3, 11:00,Sun. Oct 4, 14:00,Sat. Oct 24, 13:30 Fee: Payment at the entrance on the day1,600 yen (Adults), 1,200 yen (College students) 1,000 yen (students of Campus member schools)Meeting place: National Art CenterSign up deadline: Sept.25 <Sign-up>  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the member site. Tweet

CWAJ Artists in USA Exhibit, 1956–1965 Japan’s Women Printmakers

Tweet The eagerly anticipated 2020 CWAJ Open Print Art Gallery, an online exhibition and sale of contemporary Japanese print art, will open to the public Monday,  October 12.  CWAJ has a 71-year history of supporting artists and supporting women and we are gratified to learn that The Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon USA will hold an exhibit that explores the history of women artists in Japanese printmaking. The exhibit, Joryu Hanga Kyokai, 1956 – 1965 (which means The Women’s Print Association) features many women who have participated in the CWAJ Print Show over the years. Please see the link below to learn more about the bold history of women in Japanese art and if you are

Interview with Rie Yasuyara, Past Scholar – Visually Impaired to Study Abroad

Tweet 1. Tell me about yourself… My name is Rie Yasuhara. I am a full time employee in the HR department of a foreign pharmaceutical company. I enjoy traveling, hiking, playing flute, reading and eating. 2. What is your relationship with CWAJ? Both your current position and any previous involvement? I received a scholarship for visually impaired students in 2007 and joined CWAJ in 2009, right after graduating from university. For several years I served as a proofreader for the VVI newsletter, and became the newsletter editor in Jan 2020. The VVI newsletter is provided to visually impaired people who participate in VVI activities. As editor, I plan to introduce