9 MAY - 21 JUNE, 2014
Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers, showcases several distinguished contemporary Japanese artists who are transcending the methods of printmaking, Japan’s most celebrated and traditional art medium, through the application of contemporary and innovative techniques and unique subject matter.
The featured works will include several works that utilize more recognizable techniques such as the woodblock print, three dimensional objects, large installations, paintings with the utilization of printmaking tools and techniques, and the use digital photography and technology. Each artist will be exhibiting between three and five works. The participating artists include Junji Amano, Shunsuke Kano, Hideki Kimura, Koichi Kiyono, Saori Miyake, Shoji Miyamoto, Arata Nojima, Nobuaki Onishi, Kouseki Ono, Naruki Oshima, Chiaki Shuji, Marie Yoshiki, and Toshinao Yoshioka.
This exhibition is curated by Sam Yates, the director of the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and Hideki Kimura, one of the featured artists and a professor of printmaking at the Kyoto City University of the Arts in Japan.