Calligraphy profile

濵田 尚川

濵田 尚川

Hamada Shosen

・Hamada Shosen is the most eminent calligrapher and prominent creator in Japan.

・Judge and member of the panel of judges for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition and Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition and association in Japan.

・Director and member of the panel of judges for the Japan Shodo Academy, which is one of the largest calligraphy associations in Japan.

・Member of the panel of judges for the Aki National Shodo Exhibition.

・Director of the National Society of Shodo Education.

・Created many works of calligraphy for inscriptions on statues.
The most famous one is for Prime Minister HAMAGUCHI Osachi
(early in 20th century), and the inscription has 1,000 characters.
(It is the largest in Japan.)

・Appears frequently in leading magazines in Japan.

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宮村 弦

宮村 弦

Miyamura Gen

・Miyamura Gen is the most creative calligrapher among young artists in Japan, frequently appearing in leading magazines and in other media.

・Was selected as the youngest member for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition in Japan, and in many other famous exhibitions.

・Has outstanding ability as a professional calligrapher, with vigorous brush strokes and a superb sense of design.

・Has produced many original calligraphic and graphic works, with a modern and original concept. His works are displayed in many public and private spaces in Japan.

・Was selected as one of the three most influential calligraphers in the modern art history after the World War Ⅱ.

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上野 清美

上野 清美

Ueno Kiyomi

・Ueno Kiyomi is a leading calligrapher, and is one of the most famous artists in high quality Kana calligraphy works.

・Graduated from the calligraphy course of Tokyo Gakugei University, which is the most famous professional art university.

・Is a member of the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition and association in Japan.

・Was selected for and has won prizes many times at famous calligraphy exhibitions.

・Is an editorial committee member of the calligraphy text book for Junior High School, approved by The Ministry of Education.

・Is a lecturer at NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.) School.

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田原 桜華

田原 桜華

Tahara Ouka

・Tahara Ouka is a promising young artist who creates graceful and elegant artworks that evoke the ideal atmosphere for interior use.

・Is the first artist to have won the grand prix in the Carré MOJI qualification tryout and has gone on to win many prizes at famous calligraphy exhibitions.

・Shows her own artistic world especially in Kanji and English works through the Carré MOJI gallery.

・Being different from the existing and traditional calligraphers, she concentrates on the creation of the modern calligraphic works by demonstrating her superb sense of design.

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井上 沙織

井上 沙織

Inoue Saori

・Ioue Saori is a promising young artist graduated from the calligraphy course of Tokyo Gakugei University, which is the most famous professional art university.

・Creates graceful and elegant artworks that evoke the ideal atmosphere for interior use.

・Has produced many original calligraphic and graphic works including commercial titles and logos.

・Being different from the traditional calligraphers, she concentrates on creating the modern calligraphic works by demonstrating her superb sense of design through the Carré MOJI gallery.

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柳沢 章雅

柳沢 章雅

Yanagisawa Shoga

・Yanagisawa Shoga is a leading calligrapher, and one of the most creative calligraphers and artists in Japan.

・Was selected for and has won prizes many times at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten), which is the most famous and canonical art exhibition in Japan.

・Former member of the panel of judges for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition in Japan.

・Former member of the panel of judges for the Sogen Shodokai, which is the largest calligraphy association in Japan.

・Has produced many original calligraphic and graphic works with a modern and original concept. He is expanding his own artistry through the Carré MOJI gallery.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines in Japan.

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清水 恵

清水 恵

Shimizu Kei

・Shimizu Kei is a leading calligrapher, and the most famous creator of modern calligraphy for interiors in Japan.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines, newspapers and on television programs in Japan.

・The author of "Carré MOJI Works and Interiors", and "Carré MOJI Concept Book" (both published by Hearst Fuingaho).

・Producing many original calligraphic and graphic works with a modern and original concept. Her works are displayed in many public and private spaces in Japan.

・A former member of the Panel of Judges for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association, Chobun Shodo Association, and the Tokyo Shodo Association, which are the most authoritative calligraphy exhibitions and associations in Japan.

・Member of the Japan Commercial Calligrapher's Association.

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千葉 加音

千葉 加音

Chiba Kaon

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・Chiba Kaon is a leading artist, and an accomplished calligrapher and painter.

・Member of the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition and Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition and association in Japan.

・Member of the Japan Poetry Calligrapher's Association.

・Invitational Artist to the Kanagawa Prefecture Art Exhibitions.

・Has produced many original calligraphic works with a unique concept, and is expanding her own artistry through the Carré MOJI gallery.

・Was selected for and has won prizes many times at prestigious art exhibitions.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines in Japan.

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金子 祥代

金子 祥代

Kaneko Sachiyo

・Kaneko Sachiyo is one of the most creative calligraphers in Japan.

・Was selected for and has won prizes many times for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition in Japan, and for the Sogen Shodokai, which is the largest calligraphy association in Japan.

・Is a member of the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition & Association.

・Has produced many original calligraphy, graphic, and avant-garde works and is expanding her own artistry through the Carré MOJI gallery. Her works are displayed in many public and private spaces in Japan.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines in Japan.

・The author of "The magic of Inc".

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田中 逸齋

田中 逸齋

Tanaka Issai

・Tanaka Issai is one of the most creative among young calligraphers in Japan.

・Was selected many times for the Yomiuri Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is one of the most authoritative calligraphy exhibitions in Japan, and for many other famous exhibitions such as the Kenshin Shodo Exhibition.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines, and on television programs in Japan.

・Has produced many original calligraphic works with a modern and original concept. His works are displayed in many public and private spaces at home and abroad.

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竹田 華堂

竹田 華堂

Takeda Kado

・Takeda Kado is a leading calligrapher and one of the most famous Kana (one of the Japanese scripts) artists in Japan.

・Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Modern Shodo Association, which is the most prestigious Kana Shodo organization in Japan.

・Member of the panel of judges for the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition and Association, which is the most authoritative calligraphy exhibition and association in Japan.

・Board Member of the Association of Kana Calligraphers.

・Famous as the author of a large number of calligraphy books and articles.

・Appears frequently in leading magazines in Japan.

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横山 円

横山 円

Yokoyama Madoka

・Yokoyama Madoka is one of the most creative artists of Modern Sumi-Ink Painting (Sumi-e) in Japan.

・She has been a fresh and innovative influence on the Sumi-e world.

・Councilor to the Modern Sumi-Ink Painting Association, and the Shosho-kai.

・Has produced many original sumi-e with an original concept for modern interiors. Her works are displayed in many public and private spaces in Japan.

・Is also famous as a calligrapher, and has been selected many times for the Yomiuri Shodo Exhibition & Association, which is one of the most authoritative calligraphy exhibitions in Japan, and for many other famous exhibitions such as the Kenshin Shodo Exhibition.

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