International Advisory Board


Ryoko Kobayashi

Ryoko Kobayashi

Ryoko Kobayashi is the chief editor of Journal for Japan Handicrafts Instructors' Association Handicrafts Patchwork Issue and the team leader of quilts and other general crafts.

1977-81: Cornish Institute of Allied Art, Fine Art Department, Seattle, Washington
1981: Port Pia 1981 International Exposition at Kobe; Washington State Pavilion Exhibition of the Art in Washington States , Interpreter and coordinator
1982-85: Japan Convention Services Inc., Tokyo; International Congress Secretary
1985-97: Accompany with husband residency in the U.S and Europe, New York, Dusseldorf, Paris, Munich
1997: Qualified Patchwork Quilt Instructor of JHIA (Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association)
1999: Qualified Patchwork Quilt Advance Instructor of JHIA
2003: Qualified Tole Paint Instructor of JHA
1997-04: Taught classes in Quilt making and Tole Painting
2004: Japan Handicrafts Instructors’ Association at Tokyo Quilt Section
2010: Qualified Machine Quilt Instructor of JHIA
2011: Qualified Machine Quilt Advance Instructor of JHIA