• Grand-Prix


    jihye lim(Korea)
    「at the bed 1801」
    mezzotint 17.3×21.5cm

  • Semi Grand-Prix

    Semi Grand-Prix

    Angelina Tsoumani(Greece)
    etching / aquatint / engraving / linocut 20×16.5cm

  • Semi Grand-Prix

    Semi Grand-Prix

    Erika Sugiyama(Japan)
    「The without you scenery」
    woodcut 22.5×18cm

Jury Awards

  • Rui LIANG(China)
  • Snezana PETROVIC(Serbia)
  • Katalin KORTMANN JARAY(Germany)
  • Lin RENHSIN(Taiwan)
  • Godelieve BIESWAL(Belgium)
  • Yuka DOUTOU(Japan)

Museum Awards

  • Jayant GAJERA(India)
  • Ingela SVENSSON(Sweden)
  • Yanawit KUNCHAETHONG(Thailand)
  • Peter VELIKOV(Bulgaria)
  • Krzysztof KAMROWSKI(Poland)
  • Nishika ICHITO(Japan)
  • Sayaka KAWAMURA(Japan)
  • Ryo KAJITANI(Japan)
  • Coach HONDA(Japan)
  • Kanako WATANABE(Japan)

Selceted Artists

Result of the second screening.
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The world of printmaking—a unique, rich method of artistic expression of transferring images with plates—while developing with unique characteristics by country or region, has evolved to incorporate reciprocal influences resulting in the diverse histories and techniques that exist in printmaking today.
Tama Art University has organized Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial 5 times since 1995 with the aims of showing the world's latest contemporary prints and collecting scholarly data on materials, techniques, and expressions of printmaking. Taking advantage of an innate characteristic of printmaking, the project began from the idea that "any applicant can participate in this exhibition from anywhere in the world by sending a print by mail",with the size prescribed as within 29.7 cm x 21 cm. This event has come to draw great attention as an art university organized international open exhibition.
For this sixth edition, we accepted digital expressions to encourage participation from the widest global range of artists as possible, and received 1,927 entries from 94 countries and districts. With the advancements in technical progress, the concept of printmaking has been greatly expanded. From the large number of submission, we have selected 324 works and 19 award-winning pieces from among them.
Don’t miss the chance to see the printmaking of today from throughout the world on show in this exhibition.

Venue: Tama Art University Museum

Date: (Sat.) Oct. 27, 2018 - (Sun.) Dec. 2, 2018

Open Hours:10:00 - 18:00 (last admission at 17:30)
Admission free
1-33-1 Ochiai, Tama-city, Tokyo, Japan
Tel. +81-(0)42-357-1251
Access:7 minutes from Tama Center Station (Keio Sagamihara Line, Odakyu Tama Line, Tama-monorail)


  • Symposium

    The Expansion of Expressions in Today’s Printmaking

    (Sat.) Nov. 3, 13:00 - 14:00

    Speakers:Akira TATEHATA (President of TAU) and others
    Seating capacity:100 Advance reservations not required
    Fee:Free of charge
    Venue:Tama Art University Museum, B1F

  • Lecture & Demonstration

    New Hybrid: The Encounter between Computer and Printmaking

    (Sat.) Nov. 10, 13:30 - 15:00 (estimated)

    Lecturer: Akihiro KUBOTA (Professor of TAU)
    Seating capacity:30 Advance reservations not required
    Fee:Free of charge
    Venue:Tama Art University Museum, 3F

  • Open Lecture

    Contemporary Japanese Printmaking from the World’s Viewpoint: The Trends in the International Print Competitions and Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial

    (Sat.) Nov. 17, 13:00 - 15:30

    Lecturer:Kunio MOTOE (Professor of TAU)
    Seating capacity: 20 (for high school students or above) Advance reservations not required
    Fee:Free of charge
    Venue:Tama Art University Museum

  • Tamabi Printmaking Workshop

    Mezzotint Workshop

    (Sat.) Nov. 24, 13:30 - 16:30

    Lecturer: Tatsumasa WATANABE (Professor Emeritus of TAU)
    Seating capacity:12 (for high school students or above) Advance reservations required
    Fee:1,000 JPY
    Venue:Tama Art University Museum, B1F

    Applications to workshop
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    (1) Title of the workshop
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    Contact information:
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    Application deadline: (Mon.) Oct. 15
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