Kazuko Ikegawa; working on the interior of Kitanoya Guu Aberdeen Centre in Richmond

Kazuko Ikegawa; working on the interior of Kitanoya Guu Aberdeen Centre in Richmond

Kazuko Ikegawa, Certified SHODO – Japanese Calligraphy Instructor
is from Kyoto, Japan. Vancouver residence.

She first started learning Japanese calligraphy at the age of 5. She has studied with Shodo Sensei, Takako Asai for 12 years and received her “Sei Shihan” (Teacher Certificate) from Nihon Shuji Kyoikuzaidan in 2002.

Since immigrating to Canada, in 2003, she started on her Shodo path of teaching, at Tonari Gumi (Japanese Community Volunteers Association), two Japanese Language schools and her own private class, and multiple private commissions.

She strongly believe that Japanese Calligraphy is not just a form of brush stroke, but also is mean of meditation.

Major Works include;

Group Exhibition / Osaka 2001
Interior of Kitanoya Guu (Aberdeen Centre) / Richmond, BC 2007
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (Haiku calligraphy) / Vancouver 2011

Several Tattoo design for clients.

Publishing;

ANA (All Nippon Airline) – The Inflight Magazine of ANA Group / September 2007

“Write On” by Lee Peau

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