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Gary Hickey, MA, PhD.
University Researcher and Lecturer in Japanese Art History.

Gary has lived and worked in Asia for ten years studying traditional Japanese printmaking in Japan. He worked for fifteen years in the National Gallery of Victoria and the National Gallery of Australia, in the later institution as a senior curator of Japanese art.

In 1998 he curated the first major exhibition of Edo period Japanese art held in Australia, Beauty & Desire in Edo period Japan and in 2001 he curated the 2001 exhibition, Monet & Japan. Catalogues accompanied both these exhibitions.

He lectures in Japanese art history at university undergraduate and graduate level.

Gary and Haruyo
Gary and Haruyo in Tokyo


Haruyo Maeda

Having resided in Kyoto for many years whilst completing her first university degree Haruyo has an intimate knowledge of this ancient city. After moving to Australia Haruyo completed a second degree in science at the University of Melbourne.

She has worked as a research scientist for eighteen years at Melbourne University and the Australian National University, Canberra.

 

(At right) Haruyo with tour members at Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

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(Above) Gary with tour members at Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

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