search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - DOUGLAS LAWRIE

PF (1977)

Fellow Information:
First Name
DOUGLAS
Middle Name
A.
Last Name
LAWRIE
Sex
Male
Organization
 
Title
 
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
4686 Viscano Ave
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Atascadero
State
CA
Zip Code
93422
Country
United States
Telephone
805- 466 4113
Email
dojolata2@charter.net
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3367&sid=1d5faebfc8d412693ce61bdd97ced413
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: C. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies personally, but not at an institution or organization.

Field of Study: Art, Creative

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: Active Ceramic artist

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: I lived in Japan for 25 years as a ceramic artist. The Japan Foundation fellowship allowed me to take the time to do an in depth study of the famous potter Kawai Kanjiro, with whom I had studied for two years earlier. He had an unique viewpoint toward life and his creative work, and I have been able to share this information with others in various parts of the world during my workshop presentations.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: