Learn how to create a art piece of Japanese calligraphy. You can write one word which you like. First you make a square board to put a collage with beautiful washi Japanese paper, after that you can write your calligraphy on that. You will take home your piece at the end of the workshop.
RIHAKU is a calligraphy artist and consultant of the Japan Calligraphy Museum, and a calligraphy professor of the Japan Education Calligraphy Federation.
She creates a new type of Japanese calligraphy that uses not only ink but also incorporates color, such as acrylic paints. Based in Japan, she is active at numerous solo exhibitions, workshops, and demonstrations domestically and overseas, chiefly in New York. She has provided calligraphic designs to corporations, including label artwork for Japanese sake manufacturer Hakushika Sake.
She has also designed wall artwork for a New York restaurant, and her wall art at a roadside rest area (Kasaoka Bay Farm) in Okayama Prefecture has been featured on television.
Held a double solo exhibition at the JICC (Japan Information and Culture Center) Gallery at the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C., and a gallery in Manhattan, NY. Received high acclaim for her color-incorporating live calligraphy performance.
Held a live performance on a 4.8m sheet of Japanese washi paper at a major social event for “Gastropolis Kobe”, a project newly launched by Kobe City to publicize Kobe’s food culture overseas leading up to 2020. Her design was selected as the logo for this Kobe City project.
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