6 December 2011
4:00 – 5:00pm, followed by a drinks reception to 6:00pm
Daiwa Foundation Japan House
Organised by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Professor Lesley Millar MBE
Lesley Millar MBE is Professor of Textile Culture and Director of the Anglo-Japanese Textile Research Centre at the University for the Creative Arts, UK. She was a practicing weaver with her own studio from 1975 and 2003, and since 1987 she has been a curator and writer specialising in contemporary textiles. She has been Project Director for seven major touring exhibitions featuring textile artists from the UK and Japan. In 2008 she received the Japan Society Award for her contribution to Anglo-Japanese relationships, and in 2011 was appointed MBE for her contribution to Higher Education.