Calligrapher/Calligraphy art practitioner

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Calligrapher/Calligraphy art practitioner

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Calligrapher / Calligraphy art practitioner
Calligraphy is a meditative art form with a rich history through the centuries. Making calligraphy art is
a mindful activity that involves one's skill, energy and spirit that enhances well being across
ages. I guide you to the world of calligraphy art combining traditional Japanese shodo
calligraphy and contemporary drawing techniques.

Offering both  group sessions (60-90 minutes) and private sessions (2 hrs) that tailor to
individual's interests.  Designing Teambuilding and retreat programs for corporations, private businesses and institutions.

Through Calligraphy art sessions besides developing new expressions with brush and ink:
- Calm and Relax your mind
- Focus your mind
- Be in the moment and reconnect with yourself 

Held in English (Danish and French if needed)

Group sessions (max 6 people):
Every other Tuesdays 

Private lessons (1: 1 basis) : Make a special arrangement to fit your schedule

Fees and Sign up:

For Tinkuy members:
*Registration through 

With 50 kr material fee (Tuesdays)
200 kr (Group, Fridays & Saturdays) per person
500 kr (Private) per person

For Non-members:
(Group, Fridays & Saturdays) 400 kr 
(Private) 1000 kr for 2hrs per session
or  book 2 sessions, 750 kr per session for 1.5hrs x 2 

* Ask for business team building and retreat programs.

Registration through mail


Tokyo born calligraphy artist / designer with background in fine arts and media arts via New York where she worked as a designer in Media industry - Currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark. .  Her long term cross-cultural experience living in NYC has shaped her core aesthetic as a creator.  After living abroad for decades, she returned to her roots - Japanese Calligraphy / Shodo  - the art of writing. Now she offers calligraphy art lessons combining traditional and contemporary techniques to share her expertise with all ages internationally. Her artworks have been shown in galleries, museums, cultural institutions and festivals in US, Europe and Japan.

Besides my artistic practice, her interest lies in the therapeutic use of calligraphy art - how this art form can be used in a beneficial and mindful way.  Previously she conducted a research project - investigating emotional effects of audiovisual arts at Neuro science department, under Dr. R. Llinás of New York University School of Medicine with NY State Media Art grants in NY, USA. 

Hold: BFA in Fine Arts, MSc in Medialogy, Creative Art Therapy Certificate from The New School University, NY, USA