Akiko is a Japanese teacher and ink brush artist.
She is holding a workshop for you to experience a fun ink painting and also has workshops at international schools and workshops for foreigners in Japan.
The solo exhibition at SHOZO CAFFEE Tonari Gallery in Nasushiobara ended in a great success.
Her art works are in Asia Creative Art Exhibition 2018 at the National Art Center, Tokyo.
She hold her exhibition "間・ま・Ma" with a calligrapher, Tohko Iwama at Seietsudo in Ginza, Tokyo.
She hold her exhibition "Breath-n-Brush 16h28" at Ouchi Gallery in NYC.
portfolio at JCAT NY
She hold her first art exhibition "Breath-n-Brush" at Café & GalerÍa PARADA in Kichijoji, Tokyo.
The encounter with Kakou Imagawa was 2012. Thereafter, She learns Calligraphy and Hanging Scroll/Folding Screen Art under her. She produces the original decorative frameworks, like folding screens, hanging scrolls. These could add the flavor to her art and also develop a sort of rich expression.
2010 - 2011
She drew illustrations for “Yoga Heart” by her yoga instructor, her friend, and a great author Leza Lowitz.
2005 - present
She began yoga at Sun & Moon Yoga and became a dedicated student.
After taking a wide range of classes and workshops there, she realized her own physical and mental transformation.
2002 - present
She discovered the suiboku-ga (ink drawings) of Tohun Kobayashi and started drawing under his instruction.
The creativity of suiboku-ga inspires her very much.
1995 - present
She is an Instructor of Japanese language and offering private lessons for foreign businesspeople and their families in Tokyo.
For her, these lessons are very important and a constant reminder to respect the Japanese culture.
She can be reached online through Facebook (Ake no Ihori) .