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[BKARTS] two workshops in 2004

These workshops are part of a series of workshops on Japanese art and
culture and will take place at Dublin Arts Center, Dublin, OH.
Registration is available now.  More information about all of Dublin
Arts Center's programs is at http://www.dublinarts.org.  To register,
call 614/889-7444.  Both workshops have limited registration

Sho-Do (Japanese Brush Calligraphy) - a hands-on weekend workshop (CofJ0401)
*Ages 17+
*Class Session: Saturday, February 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
               Sunday, February 22, 1:00 - 4:00pm
*Class Fee:     $65.00 (Friend of DAC Fee: $50.00)
*Materials Fee: $40 optional materials kit fee - kit includes one #5
bamboo brush, 100 sheets Hanshi
               (rice) paper, ink stick, ink stone, felt, liquid ink,
and brush rest).  Materials kit must be
               paid for in advance with registration.  Additional
materials WILL NOT be available for
               purchase during the workshop.
*Instructor:    Marion Cosgrove Rauch
*Registration Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2004

Sho-do is the centuries-old study of Japanese brush calligraphy.
Explore this ancient art form in a two-day intensive workshop with
Marion Cosgrove Rauch. Workshop content will include an overview of
Japanese culture and the history behind the art of Sho-do;
explanations of writing forms (Kanji and Kana); materials used;
demonstration of techniques; and extended opportunities for practice.
At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will select one piece
for mounting.

Marion Cosgrove Rauch lived in Kyoto, Japan for four years. While
there she undertook the study of Sho-do with internationally famous
master calligrapher Shingai Tanaka. She is a certified instructor of
Sho-do and enjoys introducing others to this ancient art form. Ms.
Rauch is currently the Assistant Curator of Youth and Family Programs
for the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Woodblock Printmaking - an in-depth, hands-on workshop (CofJ0404)
*Ages: 17+
*Class Session: Saturday, February 7, 9:00am - 5:00pm
               Sunday, February 8, 1:00 - 5:00pm
               Monday, February 9, 5:00 - 9:00pm
               Tuesday, February 10, 5:00 - 9:00pm
*Class Fee:              $285.00 (Friend of DAC Fee: $260.00)
*Instructor:    Takuji Hamanaka
*Materials:     Please bring gouache (any colors, no acrylics
please); carbon paper; 10 pieces of 12x16
               posterboard; and any simple prints or watercolors
you've created.
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 30 (registration is limited to
just 10 participants)

Takuji Hamanaka returns to Dublin to lead this 4-day, 20-hour
intensive hands-on workshop. Over the course of the four days you
will learn the basic techniques in the Japanese tradition of
woodblock printmaking with water-based inks. This tradition is
associated with the extraordinary lessons of design and color passed
on from the earliest Ukiyo-e masters. Led by professional artist and
printmaker Takuji Hamanaka, participants will explore all aspects of
the process: proper care and use of the carving tools, preparation
and carving the wood, color registration, use of paper, and hand
printing using the baren.

Takuji Hamanaka is a printmaker and painter. He has been trained as a
traditional Japanese woodblock printer and worked for a variety of
studios in Japan and in the U.S.  He has taught at the Center for
Book Arts in New York, NY, and at the Connecticut Graphic Arts
Center. He has been conducting printing classes out of his studio in
Brooklyn since 1995 and is currently a faculty member of the
Manhattan Graphics Center. Mr. Hamanaka's woodblock prints will be on
view in a solo exhibition in the Dublin Arts Council Gallery in
conjunction with this workshop.

Carol Argiro, Education Director
Dublin Arts Council
7125 Riverside Drive
Dublin, Ohio  43016

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