Directory

Directory of Artists and Calligraphers around the world specialising in Oriental arts.
Annuaire des artistes et calligraphes du monde spécialisé dans les arts orientaux.
Directorio de artistas y calígrafos de todo el mundo especializados en artes orientales.
Verzeichnis von Künstlern und Kalligraphen auf der ganzen Welt, spezialisiert auf orientalische Künste.
Veni Petkova
Sofia
BG Bulgaria
I have always loved the world of ink flow, as well as the world of short poetry. They go together as a brother and sister, or as lovers. I started to learn few year ago,...
Joanna Brown
South Shields
GB United Kingdom
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My name is Joanna Brown and my art name is Cataria. I do not have a Chinese name. I live and work in South Shields, which is situated on the North East coast of England...
Felice Vuylsteke
Bruges, Belgium
BE Belgium
It was during springtime in the year 2015 I first had an encounter with Chinese calligraphy. I was a student at that time going for my bachelor’s degree in IT. Every Wednesday evening there was...
Sol Michiels
Bruges
BE Belgium
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I am passionated by oriental art since my childhood. I have been an artist all my life: draughtsman, painter, sculptor and a calligrapher in Chinese and Japanese scripts. I graduated with highest honours in numerous disciplines...
Bertrand Allamigeon
Brest Bretagne
FR France
Je suis un pur autodidacte ,j’ai découvert la peinture chinoise de style xieyi il y a 15 ans et depuis je n’ai jamais cesser de pratiquer.J’expose mon travail et je vend mes oeuvres ( enfin...
The Museum of East Asian Art
12 Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QJ, UK
GB United Kingdom
About the museum: Just minutes from Bath’s Royal Crescent and The Circus, in a restored Georgian townhouse, is the only UK museum dedicated to the arts and cultures of East and South East Asia: The...
Mar Lajarín
Madrid
ES Spain
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Nombre: Mar Lajarín. Página web: http://www.marlajarin.com Nací en Madrid en 1962. Durante algunos años firmé mis obras como Laval, aunque ahora prefiero poner mis iniciales ML. Desde el año 2013 también firmo con caracteres chinos...
Hasu Art
Barcelona
ES Spain
Hasu Art, es mi nombre artístico, Hasu probiene de Loto en japonés. No obstante mi nombre real es Alberto Castiñeira.   Desde siempre me gustó la historia, el arte, la mitología y todo lo relacionado...
Laura Beaton
Mississauga, Ontario
CA Canada
Art for Sale: Yes I sell my artwork, contact me by sending me a message or visit my website. Teaching: I do not teach, yet I do accept commissions. I am a visual artist whose art merges...
Franck Rollier
Lyon, which is the second city in France
FR France
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I would say a quite weird origin is that I completely don’t know why I love to paint like I do,except that  it’s my natural way of  thinking paintings. When I try to understand further, I picture those...
Beppe Mokuza
Headquarter in Alba (Italy - Piemonte) but I have students all over Europe and some secondary workshop places like in the Netherlands, Germany and France.
IT Italy
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I am Italian and I have been teaching traditional Chinese painting for 25 years. I was involved into art because 30 years ago I started to practice Zen meditation (zazen) and in the dojo where...
Inkston
Shanghai
CN China
inkston.com is a leading supplier of chinese fine art information and artisanal art materials including art galleries, guides and stories, Xuan papers & brushes, Sheyan inkstones, Old Hu Kai Wen inks, JingdeZhen art ceramics.  As well as materials inkston...
Kalpa MacLachlan: Sumi-E Atelier
Groningen
NL Netherlands
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From my very childhood I love to draw and paint and from there the desire grew to make painting my profession. I was accepted at the Academy of Fine Arts in Groningen, a city in...
Tereza Mitry
EG Egypt
My love for Chinese Brush painting started in the States. I briefly studied Asian art in college and that is where I first saw a Chinese painting. I loved it and felt at peace as...
Pepe Valera
Alicante
ES Spain
Me llamo José Ángel  Valera,  aunque todos me conocen  como “Pepe Valera”. Mis obras tienen un marcado carácter autobiográfico,  pues nacen de la interpretación de vivencias propias, el mundo onírico,  los sueños y fantasías. La...
Carmen Moreno (KiMai)
Soy de Barcelona (España) pero actualmente vivo en Granada
ES Spain
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Mi escuela se llama ShodoArt.  “Entiendo el mundo a través del arte, siento a través del arte, lloro a través del arte….. No se vivir sin arte… toda mi vida ha girado a través de...
Virginia Lloyd-Davies
Fairfield, VA
US United States
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Name: Virginia Lloyd-Davies, Joyful Brush® (that’s my trademarked business name). My Chinese name is Wei Jen (see my paintings for the Mandarin characters) In 1976 I enrolled in a Chinese Brush Painting workshop in Manhattan....
Mo Feisheng 墨蜚聲
Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA
US United States
Name: Meredith McPherson Artistic/studio name (given to me by master calligrapher Liang Zongheng) is Mo Feisheng 墨蜚聲 While I was working at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., I asked Professor I-Hsiung Ju, (who lived...
Casey Shannon
Carmel, California and Portland, Oregon
US United States
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Art as Healing My artistic journey began, like many artists, in grammar school and continued through high school. I seemed to be happiest and closest to my spirit with pen and brush in my hand....
Gail Threinen
Lakeway, Texas
US United States
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Gail has always worked in the arts including music, theatre and painting. While earning her degree in Directing for the Theatre, she did her costume, set and lighting design renderings in traditional watercolor. But it...
My Start of Studying Tao
London
GB United Kingdom
Model: Alisha Safo  (@liiissha) Photographer: Jun Yang (@mimiola0308) Filming: Elliott Chyi (@elliotino) Design: Shilo Ren (@shilo_ren) Set: Shilo Ren
Shizen Art Studio
Montréal
CA Canada
During my artistic development, I experimented various mediums such as the pastel, the charcoal, the India ink and the acrylic. Since I began to practice the art of Japanese calligraphy in 2010, I was largely...
Chinese Brush Painting Classes ,Adult/senior program Teacher Robert Santee
Ridgewood,New Jersey Phone -201-670-5560
US United States
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Been Painting now for 8 years started with a Chinese art teacher .I like to do and teach free hand water colors.I do sell my art work, i do not do commissions.
Heather MacDonald
Ottawa
CA Canada
I developed an interest and fascination with oriental arts and philosophies in my teens. Eventually I began studying calligraphy with a Japanese master calligrapher/painter, Sensei Tomoko Kodama.  Mrs. Kodama mentored me to begin teaching and...
Paloma Fadón
Granada
ES Spain
Como artista estoy entregada al arte de la POESÍA PINTADA que recala en el TRAZO como camino por el que transitar para dejar que las palabras se expresen atentas a la sensibilidad que generan atrapadas...
Pedro Molina
Malaga
ES Spain
Me involucre en el arte chino viajando a Beijing dos veces, gracias al taichí (arte que practico a diario) conocí esta gran ciudad. Allí conocí a mi primer  maestro de taiji  Cao Man Liang (caomanliang0128@hotmail.com),...
Autumn Thoughts.
Oldenzaal
NL Netherlands
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My name is Louise van Eenennaam I started painting the Oriental way in 2002, seeking peace in my hectic live.  I founded Atelier MeiMei-Art in 2005, to propagate the Oriental culture and art. My favourite...
TheGorkaia  莲 (chinese name)
Madrid
ES Spain
Learning sumi-e art. I´m self taught.  I start with oriental art when I discovered Chuang tzu “All men know the use of the useful but nobody knows the use of the useless”    
RaggedyBird.com Studio – RaggedyDragon.com Gallery
Edinburgh
GB United Kingdom
RAGGEDYBIRD.com With a strict focus on Traditional Lingnan (Chao Shao-an) style I feel my own path is worthy of being shared to those who wish also to follow such “correct” behavior in Chinese Art. Western...
Ru Xi of Silk Scroll Arts
Sydney
AU Australia
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Chinese ink painting and calligraphy has been a practice of mine since five years of age. Remembering when I was young, my grandfather used to practice calligraphy in his spare time and I would help him...
Kate Steenhauer
Aberdeen, Scotland
GB United Kingdom
This amazing summer at Opera Holland Park I followed acclaimed conductor Matthew Waldren alongside City of London Sinfonia during rehearsals for a Puccini production. The fluidity of the environment inspired me to draw with ink using a...
Waina
Oxford
GB United Kingdom
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Biography Waina Cheng was born in Lanzhou, China and brought up in Singapore. She began formal training at the age of eight with Chinese master painter Dr Chen Wen Hsi and studied Chinese Calligraphy and...
Timothy Hon Hung Lee
London
GB United Kingdom
My uncle is an artist and I remember seeing one work in particular that was on rice paper. It was the colour of the surface that I was initially drawn to, so I began to...
Bonnie Canning   康宝宁 Kāng Băo Níng
Lady Lake, Florida
US United States
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Origin Story: Ever since I remember, I have had a fascination with foreign countries and cultures. I’d study maps and read library books for hours. My favorite was always China. I began drawing and painting...
August Vilella
Barcelona
ES Spain
August Vilella es un artista que actualmente reside en Barcelona donde trabaja en sus pinturas al óleo mediante un método surreal-intuitivo gracias el cual, sin ningún tipo de esbozos ni ideas previas, trata de plasmar...
刘利平 Liu LiPing (Leo) – about water
Beijing
CN China
以水之名 – 文|刘利平  In the name of water by Liu Liping (original chinese text – 以水之名—-刘利平自序) The different moods of “water” can lead people’s vision and thoughts to a distant place or far, or far...
朱晓 Zhu Xiao
Beijing
CN China
朱晓 Zhu Xiao, also known as 朱晓容 Zhu Xialong, artistic name 清荷 Qing He (pure lotus) from Beijing Six Lotus studio (北京六荷堂艺术工作室) is from仙桃 Xiantao in 湖北 Hebei province.  She studied at Renmin University of China Academy...
Jekaterina Belajeva 白凯夏
Riga
LV Latvia
History: I am artist, illustrator, teacher of arts for children and adults. I felt in love with Chinese painting ~10-12 years ago when I tried to found the best art-therapy technique for pregnant women group...
廖勤 Liao Qin, 中央美术学院中国画学院教师  Professor at China Central Academy of Fine Arts, School of Traditional Chinese Painting
Beijing
CN China
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Biography 1981年生于湖南 2001年毕业于中央美术学院附中; 2005年毕业于中央美术学院中国画系水墨人物专业本科,获文学学士学位; 2010年毕业于中央美术学院中国画学院人物造型专业研究生,获文学硕士学位;同年留校任教于中央美术学院中国画学院至今,中国美术家协会会员。 中国画作品参展“第五、六届中国北京国际美术双年展”、“第四、五届全国青年美展”、“第十二届全国美展”、“第四届全国中国画大展”,“首届中国美术馆收藏青年美术家作品展”、“纪念中国人民抗战暨世界反法西斯战争胜利70周年全国美展”、“纪念中国工农红军长征胜利80周年美展”、“中华民族大团结全国美展”、“亚洲国际艺术节”等;多幅作品被中国美术馆、中央美院美术馆、加拿大、日本、韩国等海内外艺术机构所收藏。 Born in Hunan in 1981 In 2001 graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts middle school; In 2005 graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts on...
Sumi-E Society of America, INC.
New York
US United States
We are a non-profit educational organization founded in 1963 by Motoi Oi with our mission: * to foster and encourage an appreciation of East Asian brush painting techniques through publications, workshops, lectures and exhibitions. *...
Patricia Larkin Green
Chicago, Illinois
US United States
“As in life, if you make a mistake, you must go on, you cannot cover it up. The sumi-e tradition of Asian ink painting from teacher to student moves in a continuum, with no end...
Alfred Freddy Krupa prof.mag.art
Karlovac
HR Croatia
It started with my first mentor and grandfather Alfred Krupa Sr.MFA (1915-1989), and later I was (in 1998/99) the postgraduate research student (The Monbukagakusho Scholarship (文部科学省奨学金 Monbukagakushō Shōgakukin) at the Tokyo Gakugei University (東京学芸大学) or...
Gohitsu Shodo Studio – Esteban Martinez
Providence
US United States
Gohitsu Shodo Studio lives at the intersection of Japanese Calligraphy, Martial Arts and Zen, also known as KEN ZEN SHO training. ESTEBAN MARTINEZ Esteban Martinez has been training in Aikido for 22 years and holds...
Darlene Kaplan
Alexandria, Virginia
US United States
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I made the switch from oils to oriental brush painting style when I was taking martial arts. My teacher was Chinese and he advised me to try this style of art so I did. Fell...
孙岩 SunYan – 山水 ShanShui Landscape Painter
Anhui, SheXian
CN China
SunYan (Ding Fa), also uses artistic name “Shi Chi” which means someone who is passionate with stones. He graduated from Anhui Normal University and is a member of Artist Association of Anhui province, Artist Association...
RaggedyBird.com Studio – RaggedyDragon.com Gallery
Edinburgh
GB United Kingdom
RAGGEDYBIRD.com Being an Animation Engineer  (www.iClonia.com) time is not on your side. Recently I created an animation called “The Chinese Garden” and it was created from an old 2200 year old Qin dynasty ink drawing....
Reyes Muñoz
Sevilla
ES Spain
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Mi nombre es Reyes Muñoz, historiadora del arte y artista plástica. Soy de Sevilla (España) Desde pequeña siempre estuve interesada por el mundo de las imágenes, todo lo visual, que plasmaba en sencillos dibujos. Más...
Fumiyo Yoshikawa
Bay Area of San Francisco
US United States
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I am from Kyoto, Japan and currently living in the Bay Area of San Francisco. My grand father introduced me to the antiques, old paintings, crafts, furniture and etc and decided to learn more about Japanese...
Artist Nan Rae
Los Angeles
US United States
A charmed visit to Monet’s home in Giverny became a moment of destiny when I saw his collection of Japanese Woodblock prints. As a Western artist, I began a search into the art of the...
Detail of horizontal scroll of Chinese dragons. Ink and color on paper.
Portland, Oregon
US United States
I have practiced Chinese calligraphy and painting for over fifteen years under the tutelage of Chinese artist Wang Gongyi (王公懿) and have also studied at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, PRC. I...