A Hands-on Workshop to Enrich Your Profession Through the Japanese Art of Gyotaku (Fish Printing)

Date:  Wednesday, July 24
Times (Same Workshop Repeats): 
Session 1 – 9 a.m. noon (limited to 12 participants, minimum three professionals needed for workshop to happen);
Session 2 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (limited to 12 participants, minimum three professionals needed for workshop to happen)
Location:  Conference Center Tent – The Cliff Lodge
Cost:  $90 (Professionals), $70 (Students)- Must be done in JMIH registration.
A $20 fee will be billed to those registrants who cancel or don’t attend. 

The goal of this hands-on workshop is to introduce the Japanese art of Gyotaku (fish printing). Following a brief presentation about Gyotaku and how this activity can enhance program outreach and community engagement, participants will be led through the process. Considerable 1:1 interaction with the instructor enhances the learning experience with participants creating numerous prints during the three-hour session.  All materials and supplies are provided including real fish, paint, brushes, paper and other consumables.

This activity appeals to a wide audience including educators, research scientists, students of any level and professionals.

Workshop Objectives:

After the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Incorporate a fish printing into a community engagement activity.
  2. Learn the basic steps of fish printing.

Contact Information:  Bruce Koike, MSc-Fisheries Science
Visit:  http://koikebruce.wix.com/koike-fish-prints

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