“Washi: Umi O Koete, Paper From Across the Sea” opening reception (Report)

On 18th November, the opening reception for the exhibition “Washi: Umi O Koete, Paper From Across the Sea” was held at the Bill Scott Sculpture Centre in Edinburgh. Approximately 50 attendees had the chance to appreciate prints of Scottish scenes and other themes by artists from Edinburgh and Fife made using washi (Japanese paper) created by papermakers from Mino City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Welcome addresses were given by representatives from the Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture and the Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop, as well as Consul General Matsunaga. The exhibition runs until 9th December, after which the works will also be exhibited in Dunfermline and Glasgow.