When the cultural organisation Japan Tide approached Leyden Gallery with the concept of an exhibition of promoting older Japanese women artists (all in their 70s) it was a perfect match as Leyden Gallery has for the last five years been building a reputation of supporting Women Artists, working with International Artists and also of being an intergenerational gallery space with a range of exciting events to match their exhibition programme.
She was born in 1944 in Tokyo, currently living and working in Shizuoka City. Nakamura engages “Kana letters” (Syllabic Japanese scripts) as a creatively rich art with themes of peace, environment, children, love and mountain Fuji. She has presented works in various countries around the world and received numerous awards including the 8th Beijing International Art Fair Gold Award. She is a member of Mainichishodo, a Japanese calligraphy association, a judge in Japan Calligraphy Art Foundation, a regular member of All Japan Sho Federation, a visiting professor at The Calligraphy Research Institute of China and a visiting professor at Thailand’s Silpakorn National University Art Center. In February 2017, the book “The World of Hosen NAKAMURA – Supervising Editor: Hermitage Museum Curator Aleksey Bogolyubov” was published.
Exhibition Date: 12th June(Tue) to 16th June (Sat)