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Ron Tisdale 08-02-2005 10:47 AM

John Stevens East Coast Workshops
 
Zen Art/Aikido/ "the Sword and Brush"
A Workshop and Zen Art Exhibit with John Stevens
September 16, 17, 18 at Nakashima Woodworkers, New Hope, PA.


A world class Zen Art Exhibit, a series of workshops, and lectures will be held at the world renown Nakashima Woodworkers property in New Hope, PA.

This program will include Zen brushwork classes (Zen theme of developing through experience.)

Lectures will reveal Zen Art, how technique is integrated into a state of being, and also the Japanese Samurai link between "the Sword and Brush,"

The workshops are open to the public, and will be of general interest as well as informative to the artist, martial artist, and art community.
John Stevens will lecture on this unique, historically significant combination of topics. His credentials are indicative of his extremely high qualifications for addressing the nuances of this subject.

Professor Steven's credentials include: Buddhist Priest; Professor of Far Eastern Religions at Tohoku Fukushi University, Sendai, Japan; Certified Art Curator of Far Eastern Art; Master Japanese Brush Calligrapher; Noteworthy Aikido Historian; Master Aikido Instructor; and Author of over thirty books.

Email HomeikanDojo@aol.com for detailed schedule

Ron Tisdale 08-24-2005 11:43 AM

Re: John Stevens East Coast Workshops
 
An exhibition of calligraphy and painting by Japanese Zen masters and famous martial artists. Scrolls to be displayed include those brushed by:

Otagaki RENGETSU (1781-1875) Yamaoka TESSHU (1836-1888)
Nakahara NANTEMBO (1839-1925) Yamamoto GEMPO (1866-1961)
Nakayama HAKUDO ((1870-1958) DT SUZUKI (1870-1966)
Nakamura TEMPU (1876-1968) Nagagawa SOEN (1907-1984)

A rare opportunity to see outstanding examples of Zen art in person.
September 16, 17, and 18

This world class Zen Art Exhibit, a series of workshops, and lectures will be held at the world-renowned Nakashima Woodworkers property in New Hope, PA.

Lectures will reveal Zen Art, how technique is integrated into a state of being, and also the Japanese Samurai link between "the Sword and Brush."
The program will include Zen brushwork classes.
John Stevens, as curator, will lecture on this unique, historically significant combination of topics. His credentials indicate his extremely high qualifications for addressing the nuances of this subject.
Professor Steven's credentials include: Buddhist Priest; Professor of Far Eastern Religions at Tohoku Fukushi University, Sendai, Japan; Certified Art Curator of Far Eastern Art; Master Japanese Brush Calligrapher; Noteworthy Aikido Historian; Master Aikido Instructor; and Author of over thirty books.

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An update (and a bump).

Best,
Ron


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