Kazuaki Tanahashi

Kazuaki Tanahashi is a painter, calligrapher, writer and peace worker. Born and trained in Japan, he is known for creating a genre of one-stroke paintings and multi-colored Zen circles. A fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, his brushwork has been featured in many solo exhibitions. He teaches and performs worldwide. His publications include Brush Mind, The Heart Sutra: A comprehensive Guide, and Painting Peace: Art in a Time of Global Crisis. Learn more at www.brushmind.net.


Upcoming Programs by Kazuaki Tanahashi


Heart of the Brush

June 2–5, 2022

Become a brush and, step by step, we will find ways to foster joy and serene excitement, both in our art and in everyday life. Experiment with artistic interpretation and spontaneous improvisation using a variety of papers and brushes. During this contemplative retreat, we will explore the 1,700-year-old wisdom of East Asian calligraphy and engage […]