A special spring exhibition at Museum of Picture Book Art: This is where Maoshan Connie began her journey


We are pleased to present the exhibition featuring Maoshan Connie, a picture book artist and advocate of nature and animal protection in Hong Kong. The exhibition shows original drawings of her picture books as well as paintings of landscape and villagers of Hachi village. Connie met Seizo Tashima in summer 10 years ago while launching Museum of Picture Book Art which experience influenced her proceeding creation. The exhibition celebrates the 10-year history of the establishment of the museum and traces the journey that Connie has gone through.
Part of the exhibition will be changed in spring and summer.
Spring  Sat 27 April – Tue 16 July 2019
Summer Fri 19 July – Mon 16 Sep 2019

About the Artists

Maoshan Connie

Born in Hong Kong 1987. After spending her childhood in different places across the globe, she studied and received MA in juvenile literature from Cambridge University. She joined Kohebi and participated in the launch of Museum of Picture Book Art during ETAT2009. She has developed her career as picutre book artist since then.

Seizo Tashima

Born in Osaka, Japan in 1940. Spent his childhood in Kochi prefecture. He has received many awards including Golden Apples prize at Bienále ilustrácií Bratislava in 1969 for “Chikara-Taro”. He has presented “Dorakujin and the children” in ETAT2013 and “Blue Sky Aquarium” in the former sanatorium on the Oshima Island during Setouchi Triennale 2013.


Date and time Saturday, April 27 2019 -
Monday, September 16 2019
10:00 - 17:00
※Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays (except for Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 May 2018)

Hachi & Seizo Tashima Museum of Picture Book Art

(2310-1 Ko Sanada, Tokamachi-City, Niigata Prefecture)

Admission Adult JPY800 / Children age between 7 and 15 JPY300 / Children before school age are free

※ Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2019 Spring special ticket holder has access to the museum once between Saturday 27 April and Monday 6 May 2019.
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