Awardees

This list includes awardees from 1996 – 2006 for programs under the Arts & Cultural Exchange section. The list of awardees for the discontinued Japan Foundation Fellowship Program for Cultural Specialists & Artists may be found in the Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Awardees page.

Note: The symbol (*) denotes the programs that are by invitation only.

Visual Arts
Exhibitions Abroad Support Program

Performing Arts
Performances Abroad Program

Audio-Visual and Publication
Publishing
Film and TV
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas

2015-2016

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Across Borders: Naoki Ishikawa, Royal Alberta Museum
Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

2014-2015

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Teleportation-An artistic project involving two sculptors from Japan and Canada, Galerie B-312
30 30:Reiko Sudo’s Textile for Nuno, Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

2013-2014

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
(E)scapes: exploring the sonic relationship between body and space, New Adventures in Sound Art(NAISA)
Ukiyo-e Spectacular Beauty and Humour, Japanese Woodblock Prints from the mid-1800s, West Vancouver Museum
The inclusion of Japanese artist Tomoko Sawada in Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal 2013, Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal

2012-2013

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Samurai, Masterpieces from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, Quebec Museum of Civilization
Van Gogh: Up Close, National Gallery of Canada
Ryoji Ikeda: A monographic exhibition at DHC/ART as part of the first edition of the International Digital Arts Biennial, Association pour la creation et la recherche electroacoustiques du Quebec
Samurais. The prestigious collection of Richard Beliveau, Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History

2011-2012

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Japan: Tradition. Innovation, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
Hiroshima: Works by Ishiuchi Miyako, The Museum of Anthropology
Manga – The Art of Movemen, Bibliotheque et Archives nationales du Quebec

2010-2011

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
For Castles and Courtesans: Japanese Porcelain of the Edo Period, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

2009-2010

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
None awarded

2008-2009

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan, Art Gallery of Hamilton

2007-2008

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History, Royal Ontario Museum

2006-2007

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
A Japanese Karakuri Trip by Minoru Takahashi, Montreal
Cafe Liustra, Kelowna Art Gallery
Next: Zero Yen House, Vancouver Art Gallery

Traveling Exhibition Program
Modern Japanese Design Exhibition, Toronto
Kumamoto Artpolis, Montreal

Publication and Translation Support Program
none awarded

Film and TV Program Production Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Vancouver International Film Festival
Festival Nouveau Cinema, Montreal
Toronto International Film Festival

Cultural Presentation Abroad Progam(*)
Ikebana Lecture and Demonstration in Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver
Zen Lecture, Calgary

Program for Overseas Performances
Rakugo tour to Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver

Grant Program for Overseas Performances (Domestic Application)
Images Festival 2006, Toronto
Taichi-Kitakaku, Montreal
Noh Performance and Workshop at North America and Canadian Universities, Vancouver

Performing Arts Japan Program for North America
PAJListofAwardees2006-2007

2005-2006

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
none awarded

Publication and Translation Support Program
Drawn & Quarterly, The Push Man & other stories

Film and TV Program Production Assistance Program
Access Media Group, Careers TV Japan

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Vancouver International Film Festival
Cinematheque Ontario, Mikio Naruse series

Film Festivals Abroad Program (*)
Japanese Film Lecture
Travelling Film Festival in Canada

Cultural Presentation Abroad Progam(*)
Demonstration of Ikebana and Tea Ceremony
Embassy of Japan in Canada, Demonstration of Japanese Traditional Tea

Grant Program for Overseas Performances (Domestic Application)
Noh Performance and workshop at North American and Canadian universities

Performing Arts Japan
PAJAwardees2005-2006

2004-2005

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
Subject: The Architecture of Life Photographs by Noritoshi Hirakawa, University of Toronto, Faculty of Architecture

Publication Support Program
Uchimura Kanzo: Japan’s Modern Prophet, University of British Columbia Press

Translation Support Program
none awarded

Film and TV Program Production Assistance Program
Life in a Poem, Redwolf Films Ltd

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Greater Vancouver International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

Film Festivals Abroad Program (*)
Japanese Film Screening in Ottawa
UniJapan Japanese Film Booth at Toronto International Film Festival

Performing Arts Japan
PAJListofAwardees2004-2005

2003-2004

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded

Film Festivals Abroad Program (*)
Cinematheque Ontario
Japan Film Festival as part of the Japan Fest
UniJapan

Film Festival Abroad Support Program (*)
Greater Vancouver International Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

Performing Arts Presenters (*)
Albert Shultz, Soulpepper Theatre, ON
Bill Millard, Vancouver Arts Club Theatre, BC
Andy McKim, Tarragon Theatre, ON
Gordon McCall, Centaur Theatre, QC

Performing Arts Japan
PAJawardees2003-2004

2002-2003

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded

Film Festivals Abroad Program (*)
Cinematheque Ontario

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Vancouver International Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

2001-2002

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
Institute of Asian Research, Nostalgic Journeys: Literary Pilgrimages between Japan and the West
University of Calgary Press, Learning Japanese in the Network Society

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded

Film Festivals Abroad Program (*)
Cinematheque Ontario

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Vancouver International Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

2000-2001

Exhibitions Abroad Support Program
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
Harbourfront Centre, New Creators Series Documentary, New Movements for a New Century
Andrew White, The Mongolian Falcon

Film Festivals Abroad Support Program (*)
Vancouver International Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

1999-2000

Exhibition Assistance Program (Japan/Abroad)
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded

1998-1999

Exhibition Assistance Program (Japan/Abroad)
Centre international d’art contemporaine de Montreal

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program

none awarded

Film Production Support Program

none awarded

1997-1998

Exhibition Assistance Program (Japan/Abroad)
none awarded

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded

1996-1997

Exhibition Assistance Program (Japan/Abroad)
Centre international d’art contemporarine de Montreal, Miyajima Tatsuo

Publication Assistance Program
none awarded

Translation Assistance Program
none awarded

Film Production Support Program
none awarded