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Kashou (Kazumi) Okamoto

Kashou (Kazumi) Okamoto

Kashou (Kazumi) Okamoto

Hyogo-Kobe, Japan

Calligrapher

Biography

First learned calligraphy at the age of 7 and has studied ever since. Since 1983, I have studied under Master Kouseki Hasegawa (長谷川光石 ) and Master Issyo Ito( 伊藤一翔 ). I was born in Hyogo Prefecture. I attended Nippon women's university.

Professional achievements:

- 1991.Winner of the Calligraphy competition by Yomiuri News paper

- 1991.Winner of the Hyogo Prefecture exhibition by gubernatorial

- 1992.Special prize of the Calligraphy competition by Nippon Syogeiin

- 1993.Winner of the Ako City exhibition by the mayor

- 1994.Highest honour "雲仙大賞" of the Calligraphy exhibition by the Bokuteki society

Author works

The Chinese poem

Paper, brush, 36х69 cm , 2014

The spirit of letter

Paper, brush, gold ink, 44х52cm , 2014

Evolution

Japanese black and blue ink on Japanese paper, 400 x 520 mm, 2017

Sound

Japanese black and gold ink on Japanese paper, 400 x 700 mm, 2017

The Mystery of Life

Japanese black ink and gold ink on Japanese paper, 390 x 700 mm, 2017

Flower in the Mist "Ephemeral and Beautiful"

Japanese black ink Sumi on Japanese paper Wasi and Ukiyo-e paper, 600 x 900 mm, 2017
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