Dave Brill

Dave Brill

  • 1948     Born Bramhall, Cheshire, UK
  • 1954     First learned origami (flapping bird) from Rupert Bear annual
  • 1971     Acquired first origami book (Origami 1 by Robert Harbin)
  • 1973     Corresponded with folders in Japan
  • 1974     Joined British Origami Society (BOS)
  • 1975     Elected to BOS council
  • 1976     Exhibited at NOA First World Origami Fair: Kyoto, Tokyo
  • 1976     Organised BOS convention in Birmingham
  • 1977     Visited folders in Florence, Italy (first origami visit overseas)
  • 1977     First work published in Origami 4 by Robert Harbin
  • 1978     Worked as supplies officer for BOS
First World Origami Fair 1976

First World Origami Fair 1976

 

  • 1980     Travelled to Japan to meet contacts and other creators
  • 1985     Elected BOS General Secretary
  • 1987     Organiser BOS 20th Anniversary convention in London
  • 1992     Awarded BOS first Sidney French medal
  • 1992     Elected honorary member, Friends of Origami Center of America
  • 1994     Lectured at Origami Science and Art meeting, Ohtsu, Japan
  • 1995     Elected BOS Chairman
  • 1996     Brilliant Origami published
  • 1997     Guest at AEP convention, Zaragossa, Spain
  • 1997     Organiser BOS 30th Anniversary convention, York
  • 1998     Guest at Origami USA convention, New York
  • 1999     Judge of Origami Ceramic exhibition in Fukuoka, Japan
  • 1999     Exhibitor and guest Akira Yoshizawa 88th birthday exhibition, Tokyo
  • 2000     Guest at 1st Swiss convention, Berne
  • 2000     Exhibited and took master classes at Darwin Museum, Moscow
  • 2001     Organiser various origami events in UK for Japan 2001 Festivals
  • 2002     Special guest South East Origami Festival Charlotte
  • 2003     Organised longest origami train at National Railway Museum York
  • 2003/4  Exhibitor Origami Masterworks Exhibition San Diego USA
  • 2004     Guest at JOAS 10th convention Tokyo
  • 2004     Retired as BOS Chairman, elected BOS Vice President
  • 2004     Attended and assisted Tomoko Fuse Bauhaus exhibition
  • 2005     Geometric Transformations exhibition at Constant Gallery Tel Aviv
  • 2005     Guest Israel Origami Center convention En Gev
  • 2005     Publication of Selected Models 1997-2004 booklet by Israel OC
  • 2005     Exhibitor Masters of Origami exhibition Hangar 7 Salzburg
  • 2005     Designer of Balrog figure for Lord of the Rings musical Toronto
  • 2006     Guest at Hungarian Origami Society Convention, Kecskemet
  • 2006     Guest at NOA Convention Kyushu branch, Sasebo Japan
  • 2007     Guest at OSN Convention Mennorode, Netherlands
  • 2007     Guest at MFPP Rencontres de Mai, Paris
  • 2007     Exhibitor Origami Now! Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Ma USA
  • 2007     Exhibitor Origami Masterworks, Hamburg
  • 2007     Guest at JOAS Nagoya convention
  • 2008     Attended 1st International Origami Copyright Meeting, Tokyo
  • 2009     Married Assia Shagiakhmetova, origami teacher from Kazan Russia
  • 2010     Confluence exhibition in Freising +
  • 2010      Guest Polish Origami Association Kazimiersk-Dolny
  • 2010      Guests, First Centerfold Convention, Columbus Ohio +
  • 2011      Guests, AEP convention El Escorial, Spain +
  • 2012      Attended JOAS convention Tokyo and Origami Caravan to Miyagi for Tsunami victims
  • 2012      Guests Korean Origami Association, Seoul +
  • 2013      Exhibition at Gerduberg Cultural Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland +
  • 2014      Lecture Unfolding Origami Sainsbury Institute, Norwich
  • 2014      Exhibitor Surface to Structure New York
  • 2014      Guests, Fifth Centerfold Convention, Columbus Ohio
  • 2015      Guest Origami Bogota convention, Colombia
  • 2016      Guest Origami Tanteidan Kansai convention, Takatsuki,Japan

+ with Assia

 

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