Mokuhanga Resources

Vollmer actively promotes cultural exchange through a study of mokuhanga, Japanese waterbased woodcut. She has taught many classes and given lectures on contemporary mokuhanga. She is on the advisory board of the International Mokuhanga Association.

International Mokuhanga Association meeting Hawaii 2017

The Fifth International Mokuhanga Conference took place in the papermaking area of Echizen, Japan, from April 4 – 6, 2024
International Mokuhanga Association
International Mokuhanga Conference Youtube Channel

McClain’s Printmaking Supplies
Hiromi Paper International, Culver City, CA
Japanese Paper Place, Toronto, Canada
Paper Connection International, Providence, RI

Laitinen, Kari, Tuula Moilanen, & Antti Tanttu. The Art and Craft of Woodblock Printmaking, Woodblock Printmaking with Oil-based Inks and the Japanese Watercolor Woodcut, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, 1999. (can be purchased at McClain’s)
Salter, Rebecca. Japanese Woodblock Printing. Printmaking Handbooks, London, 2001.
Salter, Rebecca. Japanese Popular Prints. A&C Black, London, 2006.
Yoshida, Toshi and Yuki, Rei. Japanese Print-Making, A Handbook of Traditional & Modern Techniques, Charles Tuttle Co., 1966. (out of print)
Vollmer, April. Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop, Watson-Guptill, 2015


MOKUHANGA CLASSES (selected independent workshops)
-In Japan
MI LAB Artist in Residence Program
Karuizawa Mokuhanga School
– In the US
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Frogman’s Print Workshops
Zia Mays Printmaking
-More resources and information
McClain’s Printmaking Supplies Resource Index
Mokuhanga Sisters Collaborative

Author: adminapril

April Vollmer is a New York artist who studied mokuhanga after receiving her Master of Fine Arts in printmaking at Hunter College. Her work has been shown widely and she teaches Japanese woodblock regularly at the Lower East Side Printshop. She has participated in many residencies including the Nagasawa Art Park in Japan, and was on the board of the first and second International Mokuhanga Conferences. Her book "Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop" was released in 2015 by Watson-Guptill.