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Yoshi Nakano


Yoshi Nakano

Yoshi Nakano was born: 7.2.56, Fukuoka, Japan

Yoshi Nakano's artwork has been exhibited in the northeastern and southwestern United States, and is in private collections in New York City, Chicago, California, Tucson and Santa Fe.

Solo exhibit in 2013, Brush Spirit with Five Elements: Sumi, Washi, Pigment and Beeswax at The Drawing Studio in Tucson, Arizona.

Solo exhibit in 2005, Brush Mind: Asian Abstractions, at The Drawing Studio in Tucson, Arizona, where he taught calligraphy to artists.

Yoga Banner showing in 2013, The Movement Shala, Tucson, Arizona.

Calligraphic painting show in 2013, Sachi Organics, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 - Selected works in the Japanese Calligraphy Competition (U.S.)

Calligraphy studies continued with several accomplished calligraphers, including Sensei Takemori in New York City.

Solo exhibit in 1994 at Synchronicity Space in New York City.

1987, Awarded Silver Place in the Greenwich, CT Art Society Annual Competition.

Graduated from the Art College of Nagoya, Japan.

Private apprenticeship with artisan Master Hirakawa.

At the age of seven, commenced his study of the ancient art of calligraphy.

In addition to his work as an artist, Nakano teaches zen shiatsu touch and Eastern preventive health care. He is the founder of Zen Tribe Wellness - the home of his calligraphy studies. Nakano resides with his family in the southwest.