IAPMA congresses

2016

Nicole Donnelly, United States, president; Carolina Larrea, Chile, vice president. The congress was held in Brasilia, Brazil. Convenor Dr. Therese Hofmann.

2014

Gail Stiffe, Australia, president; Helen Hiebert, United States, vice president. The congress was held in Fabriano, Italy. Convenor Giorgio Pellegrini.

2013

Gail Stiffe, Australia, president; Helen Hiebert, United States, vice president. No congress was held. Member Book featuring 260 paper artists published, editor Helene Tschacher

2012

Gail Stiffe, Australia, president; Helen Hiebert, United States, vice president. A congress was Held in Cleveland, USA at the Morgen Conservatory.

2011

Gail Stiffe, Australia, president; Helen Hiebert, United States, vice president. No congress was held. A special bulletin and many exhibitions sponsored by IAPMA to celebrate the twenty fifth silver anniversary.

2010

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president; Joanne Kaar, United Kingdom, vice president. A congress was held in Wonju, South Korea. Chang-Bok Lee, convenor.

2009

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president; Joanne Kaar, United Kingdom, vice president. A congress was held in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. Michelle Green Wubbolts, convenor. Member Book featuring 173 paper artists published, editor Helene Tschacher

2008

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president; Helen Hiebert, United States, vice president. No congress was held.

2007

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president; Laara Cassells, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Wadham College, Oxford, England. Hilary Sussum, convenor.

2006

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president. Laara Cassells, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Steyrermühl, Austria. Joachim Tschacher and team, convenors. A publication "Twenty Years of IAPMA" was published.

2005

Helene Tschacher, Germany, president, president; Gail Stiffe, Australia, vice president. A congress was held in Banff, Canada. Elizabeth Crammond, convenor.

2004

Marjorie A. Alexander, United States, president; Gail Stiffe, Australia, vice president A congress was held in Jeonju, South Korea. Dong-GynJIN, convenor.

2003

Owe Bjorklund, Sweden, resigned as president. Marjorie A. Alexander, United States, appointed president; Gail Stiffe, Australia, vice president. A congress was held in Geneva, Switzerland. Elisabeth Jobin, convenor.

2002

Owe Bjorklund Sweden, president; Helene Tschacher and Joachim Tschacher, Germany, vice presidents. A proposed congress in Chicago, Illinois, USA was cancelled. Bill Drendel, convenor.

2001

Owe Bjorklund, Sweden, president; Helene Tschacher and Joachim Tschacher, Germany, vice presidents. A congress was held in Duzsniki, Poland. Joachim Tschacher, convenor.

2000

Owe Bjorklund, Sweden, president; Helene Tschacher and Joachim Tschacher, Germany, vice presidents. A congress was held at Abbazia Di Speneto, Italy. Luciano Pandiani, convenor.

1999

Anne Vilsboll, Denmark, president; Marilyn Sward, United States, vice president. A proposed joint congress in Chicago, Illinois, USA with the Friends of Dard Hunter was not held. A second edition of the Cavalcade was produced.

1998

Anne Vilsboll, Denmark, president; Marilyn Sward, United States, vice president. A congress was held in Adelaide, Australia. Ruth Creedy and Heather McDonald, convenors.

1997

Anne Vilsboll, Denmark, president; Marilyn Sward, United States, vice president. No congress was held. A special publication "IAPMA Cavalcade" was published with a biography of each artist.

1996

Anne Vilsboll, Denmark, president; Marilyn Sward, United States, vice president. A congress was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Anne Vilsboll, convenor IAPMA was honoured by having the prestigious calendar of Papierfabrik Schenfelen in Schenfelen, Germany, using 12 mail art pieces for their 1996 calendar.

1995

Therese Weber, Switzerland, president; Helmut Becker, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoko Ibe, convenor. IAPMA received the "Kami Academ Award" in Kyoto.

1994

Therese Weber, Switzerland, president, Helmut Becker, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. Eva Andresen and Pat Gentenaar, convenors.

1993

Therese Weber, Switzerland, president; Helmut Becker, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Montreal, Canada. Johanna Roy and Michelle Heon, convenors.

1992

Therese Weber, Switzerland, president; Helmut Becker, Canada, vice president. A congress was held in Budapest, Hungary. Geza Meszaros, convenor.

1991

Ray Tomasso, United States, president; Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Germany, vice president. A congress was held in Basel, Switzerland. Therese Weber and Fred Siegenthaler, convenors. A sixth birthday party was held in Basel.

1990

Ray Tomasso, United States, president; Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Germany, vice president. A congress was held in Duren, Germany. Dr. Dorothea Eimert and John Gerard, convenors.

1989

Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Germany, president; Ray Tomasso, United States, vice president. A joint congress with the Friends of Dard Hunter was held in Reno, Nevada, USA. Ray Tomasso, convenor.

1988

Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Germany, president; Ray Tomasso, United States, vice president. A congress was held in Duren, Germany. Dr. Dorothea Eimert and John Gerard, convenors.

1987

Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Germany, president; Ray Tomasso, United States, vice president. A congress was held in Capellades, :Spain. Victoria Rabal, convenor.

1986

Fred Siegenthaler, Switzerland, had been corresponding with hand papermakers all over the world and came up with the idea of an international association. Credit for the formation of the International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists goes to Fred and a few friends who assembled in Duren, Germany, and IAPMA was born. Dr. Dorothea Eimert, Director of the Leopold Hoesch Museum was elected president.