The Sonoma Valley Library welcomes Naka Zuiso of Osaka, Japan, and Tomiko Yabumoto of Sonoma to share the art of Shodo, a type of calligraphy, from Wednesday, Oct. 30 to Saturday, Nov. 2.
An exhibition of Naka Sensei’s work, along with some of her long-time student, Tomiko Yabumoto’s pieces, will be on display in the library’s forum room during those dates.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m., Naka will present a calligraphy performance, which is much like a dance performance. The artist draws the characters with large brushes and incorporates her entire body.
This performance is free and open to the public.
On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m., Naka will teach a calligraphy workshop in the library’s forum room. The workshop is recommended for ages 16 and up. There is limited space for this workshop and pre-registration is required to attend. Registration begins on Tuesday, Oct. 8, by calling the library at 996-5217 to sign up.
The Sonoma Valley Library is located at 755 W. Napa St. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Sonoma Library.
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