Ema Shin

Stamp Carving & Fabric Printing workshop at Kimono House
Design and carve your own rubber stamp to print a reversible lined tote bag to take home. Ema will guide you in this rubber carving technique and then show you how to print continuous patterns on fabric. This half-day class includes ready-made tote bag
Saturday 9 July 2016, 10am - 1pm
Cost: $110.00
Booking essential
More information Kimono House
Stamp Carving and Printing on Fabric Workshop at ATW
Creating original fabric designs by carving and printing with stamps.
At this workshop you will learn:
How to carve rubber & potato stamps of your own design.
How to print continuous patterns on fabric
Saturday 4 June 2016, 10am-4pm
At Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park, South Melbourne
Cost: $145 including materials & use of tools
Students will receive a piece of 60cm x 60cm calico fabric (plus an extra piece for test printing) and a 38cm x 48cm blank tote bag for printing. Please bring your own fabric if you wish.
Bookings Essential please contact Australian Tapestry Workshop
One day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese kimono fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 19 March 2016, 10am-4pm
and
Saturday 28 May 2016, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$125 including all materials
Bookings Essential
Three Day Japanese Woodblock Print & Textile Workshop at Ema’s studio
Participants will learn historical and natural Japanese woodblock print and urauchi (chine-colle) techniques to create their own unique artworks. At this workshop Ema will teach how to print on paper and fabric, layer images using chine-colle and incorporate embroidery as Ema does in her artwork.
Saturday 18, Sunday 19 & Saturday 25 June 2016, 10am - 4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $340 including materials & use of tools
Booking Essential please contact Ema
Two Day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Ema’s studio
A two day workshop using traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original artworks. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several separate woodblocks using their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
14 Saturday & 15 Sunday May 2016, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential please contact Ema
Stamp carving and printing to create fabric designs at Ema’s studio
Creating original fabric designs by carving and printing with stamps.
At this workshop you will learn:
How to carve rubber & potato stamps of your own design.
How to print continuous patterns on fabric
Saturday 12 March 2016, 10am-3pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $98 including materials & use of tools
Students will receive a piece of 80cm x 38cm calico fabric (plus an extra piece for test printing) and a 30cm x 30cm blank tote bag for printing. Please bring your own fabric if you wish.
Bookings Essential please contact Ema
Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Australian Tapestry Workshop
In this iconic venue Ema will be conducting a two day introductory workshop on traditional Japanese water based woodblock print techniques to make original art works.
Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several woodblocks using their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean, natural and traditional technique. Participants will receive a full set of basic tools and other materials required for the two day workshop.
Monday 29 February & Tuesday 1 March 2016, 10am to 4pm
Australian Tapestry Workshop, 262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne
Cost: $330 per person, including all of materials & full set of tools which you can take home
Booking and more details go to ATW website or contact (03) 9699 7885
Summer intensive workshop includes NGV & SLV tour at Kimono House
Ema introduces traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works.
No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean, natural and historical technique. Day 1 includes an exclusive guided tour at the National Gallery of Victoria and private viewing at the State Library of Victoria.
Thursday 21, Friday 22 & Saturday 23 January 2016, 10am-4pm
At Kimono House
Level 2 'Nicholas Building'
37 Swanston St Melbourne
Cost: $300 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential please visit Kimono House website
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond
A two day workshop working with traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at Ema's studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several separate woodblocks using their own designs. Special demonstrations and instruction will feature various printed textures created by applying gesso to the surface of the woodblock.
No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 December 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Three Day Japanese Woodblock Print & Textile Workshop at Studio Richmond
Participants will learn historical and natural Japanese woodblock print and urauchi (chine-colle) techniques to create their own unique artworks. At this workshop Ema will teach how to print on paper and fabric, make effective layering of images printed on paper and fabric and incorporate embroidery as she does in her artwork. Due to the drying time required for urauchi (chine-colle) at different stages of the process this workshop will be held for three days over two weekends. Experience with basic Japanese woodblock print techniques will be required.
Saturday 21, Sunday 22 & Saturday 28 November 2015, 10am - 4pm
Cost: $340 including materials & use of tools
Booking Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Two Day Reduction Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond
A two day workshop will teach traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make a visually dynamic reduction style print. This technique blends eastern and western approaches of relief printing using only one woodblock and layering several colours as the woodblock is carved in successive stages. Students will be able to create their own original design prints while learning this clean and safe technique that uses no chemical solvents or mechanical presses.
24 Saturday & 25 Sunday October 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $230 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
2015 Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries & Irene Davies Emerging Artist Award
Ema's current work-small tapestry will be exhibited at Australian Tapestry Workshop.
20 August - 25 September 2015
Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
(03) 9699 7885
More information here
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond
A two day workshop working with traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at Ema's studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several separate woodblocks using their own designs. Special demonstrations and instruction will feature various printed textures created by applying gesso to the surface of the woodblock.
No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 August 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Three Day Japanese Woodblock Print & Textile Workshop at Studio Richmond
Participants will learn historical and natural Japanese woodblock print and urauchi (chine-colle) techniques to create their own unique artworks. At this workshop Ema will teach how to print on paper and fabric, make effective layering of images printed on paper and fabric and incorporate embroidery as she does in her artwork. Due to the drying time required for urauchi (chine-colle) at different stages of the process this workshop will be held for three days over two weekends. Experience with basic Japanese woodblock print techniques will be required.
Saturday 8, Sunday 9 & Saturday 15 August 2015, 10am - 4pm
Cost: $340 including materials & use of tools
Booking Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond
A two day workshop working with traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at Ema's studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several separate woodblocks using their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
20 Saturday & 21 Sunday June 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Three Day Japanese Woodblock Print & Textile Workshop at Studio Richmond
Participants will learn historical and natural Japanese woodblock print and urauchi (chine-colle) techniques to create their own unique artworks. At this workshop Ema will teach how to print on paper and fabric, make effective layering of images printed on paper and fabric and incorporate embroidery as she does in her artwork. Due to the drying time required for urauchi (chine-colle) at different stages of the process this workshop will be held for three days over two weekends. Experience with basic Japanese woodblock print techniques will be required.
Saturday 23, Sunday 24 & Saturday 30 May 2015, 10am - 4pm
Cost: $340 including materials & use of tools
Booking Essential To confirm your position please pay workshop fee by bank transfer or check by post.
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond in Melbourne BOOKED OUT
Ema is going to hold a two day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at her studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several woodblocks with their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 March 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond, 1 minute from Richmond railway station south exit.
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential Please contact Ema
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond in Melbourne BOOKED OUT
Ema is going to hold a two day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at her studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several woodblocks with their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond, 1 minute from Richmond railway station south exit.
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential Please contact Ema
"Cutting Edge"
I am happy to be part of the group exhibition of contemporary lino and woodblock print of established artists and emerging artists at Eastbank Foyer in Shepparton (the next building of Shepparton Art Museum). Artists include: Jan Barnett, Karen Crook, Meg Doller, Kerry Handwerk, Patsy Kileen, Emmet O'Dwyer, Judith Robers, Carmel Rodgers, Heather Shimmen, Robyn Thompson, Sarah Trethowan, Isabelle Kawai Vincent and Rose Wedler and Ema Shin.
22 November 2014 - 18 January 2015
Eastbank Foyer, Eastbank Centre, 70 Welsford St, Shepparton,Victoria
"Organic Intimacy" Curated by Sara Lindsay
The group exhibition with 10 textile artists is open in Ararat Regional Art Gallery now. Artists include: Claire Collett, Michele Elliot, Ruth Hadlow, Cheryl Hutchens, Kay Lawrence, Sara Lindsay, Rosemary O'Rourke, Cheryl Thornton, Belinda VonMengersen and Ema Shin.
16 October - 30 November 2014
Ararat Regional Art Gallery
Town Hall, Vincent Street, Ararat, Victoria
website here
Two Day Advanced Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond in Melbourne
Ema is going to hold a two day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works at her studio in Richmond. Participants will create multicolor woodblock prints from several woodblocks with their own designs. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 November 2014, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond, 1 minute from Richmond railway station south exit.
Cost: $220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential Please contact Ema
One Day Basic Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Studio Richmond in Melbourne
This basic one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make single colour single block creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 6 December 2014, 10am-4pm
At Studio Richmond, 1 minute from Richmond railway station south exit.
Cost: $120 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential Please contact Ema
Lovely review about the exhibition "Organic Intimacy" by blog HAND MADE LIFE please check here
"Organic Intimacy" Curated by Sara Lindsay
Ema Is showing her current works at the group exhibition with 9 other textile artists. In this exhibition artists include: Claire Collett, Michele Elliot, Ruth Hadlow, Cheryl Hutchens, Kay Lawrence, Sara Lindsay, Rosemary O'Rourke, Cheryl Thornton and Belinda VonMengersen.
5 March - 12 April
Stephen McLaughlan Gallery Melbourne
Level 8 Room 16 The Nicholas Building
37 Swanston Street Melbourne 3000
On the corner of Flinders Lane
T: 0407 317 323
E: stephen@stephenmclaughlangallery.com.au
W: www.stephenmclaughlangallery.com.au
"Fertile Ground "
Fertile Ground is an exhibition of work by Artists in Residence at the Australian Tapestry Workshop from 2012 & 2013. This inaugural exhibition will celebrate the work these artists produced while at the ATW. Ema is exhibiting her work which had made during her artist in residency.
12 March - 4 April
Australian Tapestry Workshop,
262 -26 Park St, South Melbourne.
http://www.austapestry.com.au
Two day Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a two day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Participants will create multicolor woodblock print with their own design.
Thursday 9 January 11am-4pm
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 March 2014, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$220 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential
Artist book exhibition "BEYOND WORDS Artists and Translation"
Ema's artist book "Soft Alchemy" is in this international group exhibition that includes12 artists from 11 different countries organized by Ralph Kiggell based in Bangkok with Mark Graver in NZ.
Art at Wharepuke, Kerikeri, New Zealand
February 1 – March 16 2014
Images of the works can be seen here
Advanced Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Australian Tapestry Workshop
In this iconic venue Ema will hold the three day workshop that introduces historical and contemporary woodblock printing and demonstrate basic techniques using traditional materials and water-based pigments. Participants will create multicolor woodblock print with their own design.
Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 February 2014, 10am-4pm
Australian Tapestry Workshop, 262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne
Cost: $370 per person, including all of materials & full set of tools which you can take home
Booking and more details go to ATW website or contact (03) 9699 7885
THE DATE HAS CHANGED; Two day Workshop at Kimono House + half day tour at NGV
Ema is going to hold a two day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Participants will visit the National Gallery of Victoria with Ema to view their historical and contemporary Japanese woodblock print collection and learn about its history and techniques.
Thursday 9 January 11am-4pm
Friday 10 & Saturday 11 January 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$275 including materials & use of tools
Bookings Essential More details please visit this website
Ema is exhibiting her artist book "Soft Alchemy" with 14 international artists in Beijing.
"Beyond Words–Artists and Translation"
A Touring International Exhibition of Artists’ Books & Art on Paper
Amelie Gallery, Beijing, China
15 November - 20 December 2013
More information here
Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries
Ema's small tapestry will be exhibited in the Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries at Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne.
Thursday 29 August - Friday 27 September 2013
Opening reception August 29th
Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
(03) 9699 7885
More information here
The Little Window Exhibition
Ema is going to exhibit her mixed media textile work and paper sculpture at The Little Window of Opportunity at Port Jackson Press in September.
Tuesday 3 - Saturday 28 September 2013
Port Jackson Press Print Room
61 Smith St
Fitzroy Vic 3065
(03) 9419 8988
Visit website
Solo Exhibition at Frisian Graphic Arts Museum
Ema is having a solo exhibition at Frisian Graphic Arts Museum, Netherlands. The artist book, prints, paper sculptures are displayed. The exhibition will finish in end of August 2013. Here is an article.
One day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese kimono fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 16 November 2013, 10am-4pm
and
Saturday 21 September 2013, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$120 including all materials, use of tools & a light lunch
Bookings Essential
Three day Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at SAM
This workshop teaches traditional Japanese water-based woodblock print techniques for artists to make creative contemporary artworks. Included in the cost of the workshop are all materials including your own personal toolkit consisting of ten pieces of Japanese kozo paper, soft Japanese woods, four carving tools, two brushes and a disc baren for printing.
Wednesday 25 - Friday 27 September
10am-4pm
Shpparton Art Museum
Cost: $320 (Friends of SAM $300) per person, including materials
Bookings essential
Contact 03 5832 9861
For more details go to SAM website
One day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese kimono fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 3 August 2013, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$120 including all materials, use of tools & a light lunch
Bookings Essential
Artist Talk at SAM
Ema will talk about her mixed media practice at VCE Student Seminar: Visual Art, Design and "The Golden Age".
Wednesday 24 April 2013
10:30am-12:45pm
Shepparton Art Museum
For more detail go to SAM website
One day Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at SAM
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on Japanese print techniques. After an introduction to the historical process and contemporary possibilities participants will make their own small print on Japanese paper.
Thursday 11 April 2013
and
Friday 12 April 2013
10am-4pm
Shpparton Art Museum
Cost: $110 per person, including materials
Bookings essential
For more details go to SAM website
One day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese kimono fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 25th May 2013, 10am-4pm
and
Saturday 22th June 2013, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$120 including all materials, use of tools & a light lunch
Bookings Essential
Four persons exhibition in Tokyo
Ema exhibits her current works with three Japanese artists at Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo.
8 February - 3 March 2013
Pola Museum Annex
Level 3 Pola Ginza Building
1-7-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku
Tokyo Japan
+81 3 3563 5501
11:00am - 8:00pm
Check here for more information
One day Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at Kimono House
Ema is going to hold a one day workshop on traditional Japanese water base woodblock print techniques to make creative original art works. Learn how to carve your own woodblock in designs inspired by patterns and symbols found in Japanese kimono fabric. No chemical solvents or presses are used in this clean & natural historical technique.
Saturday 16th March 2013, 10am-4pm
Kimono House, 2nd Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston St. Melbourne
Cost:$120 including all materials, use of tools & a light lunch
Bookings Essential
An exhibition of current works
20th January - 2nd February 2013
Qdos Arts
35 Allenvale Road
Lorne VIC 3232
+61 3 5289 1989
Three day Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop at ATW
Ema is going to hold a three day workshop on Japanese print techniques at Australian Tapestry Workshop. After an introduction to the historical process and contemporary possibilities participants will make their own small multi-colour print on Japanese paper.
Monday 21 - Wednesday 23 January 2013, 10am-5pm
Australian Tapestry Workshop, 262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne
Cost: $330 per person, including materials
Booking and more details go to ATW website or contact Kate Stanton on (03) 9699 7885
Jenny Hall, photographer and Japanese textiles researcher, visited Ema's recent exhibition in Nagoya. For her photographs and comment, check out her blog.
"Art & Tea" at Bendigo Art Gallry
Ema will talk about her mixed media practice at Bendigo Art Gallery.
Time: 17 October 2012, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Venue: La Trobe Visual Arts Centre
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550
Booking: Please contact the Gallery on 03 5434 6088
For more detail go to Bendigo Art Gallery website
Solo exhibition of current works
"Love Garden"
15th - 29th September 2012
Gallery A.C.S
Misono-obayashi building 1F
1-13-4 Sakae, Naka-ku,
Nagoya city, Japan
+81 52 232 0828
Tue-Sat 11:00am-7:00pm
Closed on Sun, Mon.
Demonstration at ATW on Sunday 19th August
Ema will be demonstrating Japanese style woodblock printing techniques at Australian Tapestry Workshop during their open day on Sunday 19th August 2012, from 11 to 3. For anybody interest please drop by and get an introduction to this fascinating art form. For location please check information below or go to the ATW website.
One day Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop in ATW
During Ema's artist-in-residency at Australian Tapestry Workshop she is going to hold a one day workshop on Japanese print techniques. After an introduction to the historical process and contemporary possibilities participants will make their own small print on Japanese paper.
Friday 31 August 2012
10am-5pm
Australian Tapestry Workshop, 262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne
Cost: $120 per person, including materials
For more details go to ATW website or contact Kate Stanton on (03) 9699 7885
Group exhibition of artist books
6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012
Theme: “Love”
12 April – 28 April 2012
Gallery “Titanikas”
Maironio Street 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
Click here to view the exhibition
Other locations and dates of the traveling show:
3 February – 2 March 2012, “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, Venice, Italy
15 March – 18 March 2012, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany
22 September – 22 October 2012, Kloster Bentlage, Rheine, Germany
2013 Basel, Switzerland
Recent exhibition
"My Garden"
1st - 31st March 2012
Japan Information & Cultural Centre
Consulate-General of Japan Melbourne
Level 8 Marland House, 570 Bourke St, Melbourne
+61 03 9679 4560
Mon-Fri 9:00-1:00, 2:00-5:00
Closed on weekends and public holidays