Monday, February 8, 2010

Zen Calligraphy Workshop in Chapel Hill

Kazuaki Tanahashi, a master calligrapher and artist, peace activist and Buddhist translator, will offer a weekend program on Zen Calligraphy, February 12-14 at the Zen Center of Chapel Hill. Kaz was born and trained in Japan and has been active in the United States since 1977, and he is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. He has had solo exhibitions of his calligraphic paintings internationally and taught East Asian calligraphy at eight international conferences of calligraphy and lettering arts. Highlights of the weekend will include a calligraphy demonstration and art auction on Friday evening, hands-on calligraphy workshops on Saturday, and a Dharma talk on Sunday, February 14 that is free and open to the public.

Complete information on all of the weekend's activities can be found on the Chapel Hill Zen Center's Events page. To learn more about Kaz and view his art, see

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