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Old 08-24-2005, 12:43 PM   #2
Ron Tisdale
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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

Ron Tisdale
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