This article will report the 2019 TOKYO Art Material Show (also known as JAWA-SHOW), which was held in Sunshine City Ikebukuro on March 9th.
In this annual event, all the art material companies and manufacturers get together from all over Japan to introduce their new products and supplies, exhibit their popular items and give some demonstrations.
At the Kissho Nihonga booth, there are various items including their popular Gansai pigments.
Holbein Art Materials Inc. introduces the new product from the Oil Colors VERNET series.
Namura Taiseido gives the demonstration of brush making.
At the KUSAKABE CORPORATION booth, there are oil paints that are made from natural lapis lazuli.
This is a new color from NAKAGAWA GOFUN ENOGU. We use Suihi pigments in the “Creating Original Paint” workshops. What would the color be like when it is mixed with gum Arabic?
Pebeo Japon booth has many paints for wall.
This is a MATSUDA OIL COLOUR section. The classic oil paints series “Super” and acrylic colours are displayed there.
There are various kinds of brushes at the Nakasato booth.
Boku-Undo exhibits the Saiboku (Color Ink Sticks) series, those are popular in our PIGMENT store.
At MARUZEN ARTIST MATERIALS & WORKS space, people can try brushes for watercolor.
Not only the wood panels and base materials but also other items are available at Maruoka booth.
There are many other companies and manufacturers that are not covered in this article.
2019 TOKYO Art Material Show for general admission is on March 13, 2019. This is definitely a must-see event for an art materials fan.
2019 TOKYO Art Material Show
Date：March 13, 2019
Place：Sunshine City Ikebukuro 3rd Floor Exhibition Hall C
JAWA-SHOW executive committee
All Japan Art Materials Association
Japan Art Material Manufacturers Association