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Japanese Brush Painting & Wabi Sabi

Japanese Brush Painting with Fumiyo Yoshikawa

Embark on a journey of self-expression and connection with nature through calligraphy, Japanese brush painting (sumi-e) and the philosophy of wabi-sabi  which embraces the ephemeral beauty of transience and imperfection. Join us in discovering moments of peace, joy in expressing your emotions, and the meditative stage that fosters a connection with the universe through your brush. No experience necessary, all are welcome!

Accessibility – This class takes place in the San Pablo Community Classroom, located on the first floor. Please email classes@kala.org regarding any  accessibility needs prior to enrolling so we can assess if we are able to accommodate you safely and efficiently.

  • Tuition: $290
  • Location: San Pablo Community Classroom
  • Instructor: Fumiyo Yoshikawa
  • 2 Classes
  • Saturday, Sunday, December 14, 2024 — December 15, 2024
  • 10:00AM — 4:00PM
  • TBD - Payable to the instructor on the first day


About the Instructor:

Born in Kyoto, Fumiyo Yoshikawa honed her skills in Japanese art and history. Specializing in traditional brush painting, she’s crafted a distinctive style that intertwines the organic and spiritual, rooted in Zen philosophies. With a legacy dating back to 1984, her artwork has graced numerous galleries and museums. Notably, she’s shared her artistic wisdom with diverse learners at esteemed institutions including San Francisco Asian Art Museum, Sacrament Art Museum, and De Young Museum.