JGAA HISTORY@1981`1990

1981 81
81
81
"Glass and I" informal gatherings (three)
"Listen" meeting: Glass Shown at Famous European and American Glass Art Exhibitions (Lecturer: Tadashi Tomobe)
Glass '81 in Japan: What Does Glass Have to Say to Us?; Organizers: JGAA; Backing: The Agency for Cultural Affairs, The Asahi Shimbun Co., The Ceramic Association (currently The Ceramic Society of Japan); Sponsor: The Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan; Venue: Odakyu Grand Gallery (Shinjuku, Tokyo; September 11-23)
Slide lecture by Normal Countney from the United States
Karei Dubec from Czechoslovakia attended the JGAA meeting
1982 82 President Kyohei Fujita, 94 members
JGAA newly organized on its 10th anniversary at a special general meeting in April; Denji Takeuchi appointed as chairman of the board
JGAA meeting with Dr. Helmut Ricke, Jorgen Schou-Christensen, and Paul Smith (June)
Joint lecture by Harvey Littleton and William Carlson
"Listen" meeting: Changing Lifestyle Trends in a Changing World (Lecturer: Hidehiko Sekizawa)
1983 83 Esquisse exhibitions by small groups of JGAA members (Ginza Matsuya; March, June, September)
"Listen" meeting: Analyzing the Downturn in the Trade Market (Lecturer: Hitoshi Kikuchi)
Slide lecture by Steven Newell from England
JGAA Exhibition of Selected Works (Ginza Matsuya, July)
"Look" meetings: Mashiko-machi, Tochigi; Kitazawa Museum of Art; other locations
1984 Slide lecture by Wallen Langley from Australia
JGAA Exhibition of Selected Works II (Ginza Matsuya, July)
Glass '84 in Japan: Talking to the World; Organizers: JGAA; Backing: The Agency for Cultural Affairs, The Asahi Shimbun Co., The Ceramic Association (currently The Ceramic Society of Japan); Sponsor: The Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan; Venue: Odakyu Grand Gallery (Shinjuku, Tokyo; September 14-26)
Traveling exhibition of Glass '84 in Japan (Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya; September 29-October 21)
1985 85 President Kyohei Fujita, Chairman of the Board Mitsugi Kobayashi, 105 members
Welcome reception in March for 29 overseas glass artists (including Erwin Eisch, Mark Peiser, Willam Carlson, Susan Stinsmuehien, and Narcissus Quagliata)
Four round-table meetings held for new members
Welcome reception in June for Yvonne Brunhammer and Susanne K. Frantz
Esquisse Exhibition Part 1 (Ikebukuro Seibu, Tokyo and Umeda Daimaru, Osaka; August)
"Listen" meeting: Lecturer: Atsushi Takeda (October)
1986 86 Slide lecture by Paul Smith (July)
Esquisse Exhibition Part 2 (Ikebukuro Seibu, Tokyo; Tenjin Iwataya, Fukuoka; August, September)
Slide lecture by Pavel Hlave from Czechoslovakia, welcome reception (October)
1987 "In-Depth Study," individually directed panel discussions with JGAA members (April, June)
Slide lecture by Colin Reid from England, welcome reception
Glass '87 in Japan: Seeking New Beauty in Formative Art; Organizers: JGAA; Backing: The Agency for Cultural Affairs, The Asahi Shimbun Co.; Sponsor: The Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan; Venue: Odakyu Grand Gallery (Shinjuku, Tokyo; September 11-23)
Traveling exhibition of Glass '87 in Japan (Tenjin Iwataya, Fukuoka; September 30-October 5)
1988 88 President Kyohei Fujita, Chairman of the Board Naoto Yokoyama, 109 members
"Glass Circle" informal get-together: All About the Japan Glass Artcrafts Association (Lecturer: JGAA Secretary Iwata) (May)
"Talk" meetings on the theme "My Experiences with Glass" (June, September, October)
Lecture by Jerry King (November)
Esquisse "The Glass Exhibition" Part 1 (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo; December)
1989 89 Esquisse "The Glass Exhibition" Parts 2 and 3 (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo; April, November)
"Talk" meeting on the theme "Preparing for Glass '90 in Japan" (October)
1990 Esquisse "The Glass Exhibition" Part 4 (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo; March)
Welcome reception for Susanne K. Frantz and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Heller (May)
Glass '90 in Japan: The Age of Glass, Now, the Language of Glass; Organizers: JGAA; Backing: The Agency for Cultural Affairs, The Asahi Shimbun Co.; Sponsor: The Glass Manufacturers' Association of Japan; Venue: Odakyu Grand Gallery (Shinjuku, Tokyo; September 5-16)
Traveling exhibition of Glass '90 in Japan (Tenjin Iwataya, Fukuoka; October 10-15)