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Welcome to the World of Japanese Calligraphy
Welcome to Shoun Calligraphy School!
This is the official website of me, Shoun Sato. Here I will introduce myself, the calligrapher Shoun Sato, as well as the Shoun Calligraphy School. Please, enjoy this website together with my blog.
Blog URL: http://pub.ne.jp/seiken1020/
Mainichi Shodo Exhibition, Judging Committee Member
Hokkaido Shodo Exhibition, Judging Committee Member
International Contemporary Calligraphy Exhibition, Judging Committee Member
International Calligraphy Association, Deputy Director
Monthly Magazine Sho no Kenkyu, Editor
Japan Calligraphy Academy College of Calligraphy, Lecturer/Professor
Hokkaido Calligraphy Federation, Advisor
Shinkasha Calligraphy Study Group, Vice-Chairman/Secretary-General
International Calligraphy Association Iburi District Branch, Advisor
Shiraoi Calligraphy Federation, President
Ichiikai Calligraphy Study Group, Chairman
Shoun Calligraphy School, Principal
1945 OCT Born in Wakkanai, Hokkaido
1976 APR Began studies under Master Chiyo Miyazaki, (Joined Sho no Kenkyu)
1984 JAN Began studies under Master Dojo Kohara, joined Shinkasha Calligraphy Study Group
1984 FEB Backpacking trip to China (I have travelled 13 times to China)
1985 Founded Ichiikai Calligraphy Study Group
1999 Received the Memorial Grand Prize at the 30th All-Hokkaido Shodo Exhibition,
appointed to Judging Committee
2008 Received the Member’s Prize at the 60th Mainichi Shodo Exhibition, promoted
to Judging Committee
2011 Received the Grand Prize at the 52nd Hokkaido Shodo Exhibition, promoted to
2015 Donated work in commemoration of 1,200 years since the founding of Koyasan
Received the Shuho Aonuma Memorial Prize at the 46th International
Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy
2017 Shiraoi Town Board of Education, Member of Advisory Committee on Social
2019 Received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology
Award at the 50th International Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy
1999 Received the Shiraoi Town Cultural Encouragement Award
2008 Received the Shiraoi Town Culture Award
2009 Received the Shiraoi Town Good Conduct Award
Let’s enjoy Japanese calligraphy together!
Now recruiting students for classes at
Tomakomai Municipal Cultural Hall!
At Shoun Calligraphy School, we are currently recruiting students at all locations. For anyone interested in learning calligraphy, this is your chance.
Class Schedules for August
◆ Mondays / Shiraoi – 8/9, 8/15, 8/26
◆ Tuesdays / Shoun Tomakomai – 8/6 (A.M.), 8/20 (A.M.), 8/27
◆ Wednesdays / Teine Maeda Kizuna – 8/7, 8/21
◆ Thursdays / Tomakomai Sumikawa – 8/1, 8/8, 8/22
Shoun Tomakomai Evening – 8/8, 8/22
◆ Fridays / Tomakomai Nishikioka – 8/2, 8/9, 8/23
◆ Ichiikai Study Group / 8/4, 8/18
About Shoun Calligraphy School
The most satisfying calligraphy school
in the Tomakomai-Shiraoi area!
Students can relax and learn calligraphy with kind and gentle instruction!
■Monday Shiraoi Classroom 10:00 – 20:00 / Home Classroom
■Tuesday Tomakomai Shoun Classroom 10:00 – 12:00 (twice monthly) / Tomakomai Municipal Cultural Hall
Shoun Tomakomai Classroom 13:00 -15:00 / Tomakomai Municipal Cultural Hall
Tomakomai Children’s Classroom 15:00 – 17:00 / Tomakomai Municipal Cultural Hall
■Wednesday Sapporo Teine Kizuna Classroom 13:00 – 17:00 / Teine Maeda Hall
■Thursday Tomakomai Sumikawa Classroom 14:30 – 16:30 / Tomakomai Sumikawa General Welfare Hall
Shoun Tomakomai Evening Classroom 18:30 – 20:30 (twice monthly) / Tomakomai Municipal Cultural Center
■Friday Tomakomai Nishikioka Classroom 17:00 – 19:00 / Nozomi Community Center
■Sunday Ichiikai Calligraphy Study Group 10:00 – 17:00 (twice monthly) / Higashimachi Welfare Hall
* While classes are generally held 3 times per month, some classes are held twice per month.
Tuition: Children ¥3,000
High School Students ¥3,500
Adults ¥3,000 (twice monthly course)
*Please inquire for details.