The Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators

SCBWI Tokyo presents

A Discussion with Illustrator Kiyo Tanaka

Time: June 18, 2005, Saturday, 3:00-5:00 p.m

Place: The RBR New Center for Creative Arts

A seven-minute walk from Azabu-Juban Station on the Toei Oedo or Namboku Lines.

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Fee: \1,000 SCBWI members and RBR students and teachers

\1,500 general admission

Born in Kanagawa in 1972, Kiyo Tanaka studied oil painting and print making at Tama Art University in Tokyo.@Her first children's book Mizutama no Chihuahua (text by Areno Inoue) was published in 1997 (Fukuinkan Shoten). Since then she has enjoyed considerable success as a children's book author and illustrator while continuing to produce and exhibit print works throughout Japan.@She has participated twice in the illustratorsf exhibition at the Bologna Book Fair ( Italy ) in 1995 and 1996, as well as the Biennial of Illustrations in Bratislava ( Slovakia ) in 2001 and 2003.@ For her illustrations she uses a technique of copper plate printing on Japanese paper. @Visit the Kiyo Tanaka website at

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