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 五穀豊穣

GOGOKU HOUJO

The rich harvest
Sings and dances with nature
Four seas and a good catch
Let’s dance and celebrate
And head to the great ocean
 

ZUIRYU PROFILE

Calligrapher Name and Dogo: ZUIRYU → Real name :AKIKO YOSHIDA

1975-1977
Lives in Kyoto. Trains under Calligraphy Master Mori Houho.

1976
Receives “New Artist Encouragement Prize” at “Gensokai Exhibition”.

2001
•Graduates from “Chugoku Shoho Gakuin Masters Course” (Chinese Calligraphy Institute) accredited by Shanghai University. Receives Chugoku Shoho Gakuin Masters Degree.
•Wins a prize at “Paris International Art Exhibition”
•Opens TENSHIN SHOHO JUKU (Tenshin Calligraphy School) with Tengai Aoki. Creates curriculum and textbooks for TENSHIN SHOHO JUKU.

2002
• Receives outstanding performance award of Bokusho Category at “Japan-France Representative Artist France Exhibition” hosted by JIAS Japan International Artists Association
•Receives the highest Chinko Mayor Prize at “Second Beifutsu Birth Anniversary International Calligraphy Exhibition” in Chinko, Koso Province, China.

2007
•Invited as representative guest artist from Japan for “Asia Arts Festival” hosted in Nantsu City, China.
Have also exhibited works in various international calligraphy exhibitions around China and Europe, such as: Tenshin Shoho Juku “Taiwan Exhibition”, Tenshin Shoho Juku “Seian Hirin Exhibition”, Spain, France, Czech Republic, and Italy.

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