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Japanese Calligraphy Workshop

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Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

102 Kroeber Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720

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Discover the beauty of ink on paper with calligrapher Pamela Rickard. Experience the magical flow of the brush as a way to awaken your spirit and imagination. Immerse yourself in this ancient art and allow yourself to be in the present moment.

No art background or Asian language skills necessary. Wear comfortable clothes that may get ink-stained.

This workshop is presented alongside the current exhibit, Does a Dog Have Buddha Nature?

Pamela Rickard is a calligrapher, teacher, theatre director and martial artist. She has studied Japanese Calligraphy for 25 years with Kazuaki Tanahashi, the internationally acclaimed calligrapher and peace activist. Her work has been represented in numerous international exhibitions and publications, including the ongoing “Mu Korabo” exhibit, produced and curated by Liza Dalby, to be held in Japan and in multiple locations across the United States. She holds a 2nd degree black belt in the Japanese martial art, Aikido, and has been a teacher and director of theatre nationally and internationally for 35 years. She has performed numerous lecture demonstrations and workshops of Japanese Calligraphy, including at Stanford University, the Upaya Zen Center in New Mexico and for the upcoming “Crossing Boundaries” international calligraphy exhibition to be held at the Asian Arts Center in Oakland, Ca, November 2018.

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