Master Ransui Yakata was commuting to calligraphy school from the age of seven and by the time he was in high school he was meeting regularly with an ink painting master. After that, he became an instructor. He established a resident foreigner and calligraphy exchange program, and conducts calligraphy culture referrals. He represents Japan as a friendship ambassador for the government of British Columbia in Canada, and in Vancouver he provides ink painting guidance as a civilian ambassador. He has won many public calligraphy exhibitions, both inside and outside Japan. He has also held one-man exhibition tours in London and Paris, in addition to tours within Japan. He is passion in his love for calligraphy culture, and aims day and night to foster a teaching environment in which both teacher and pupil are not bound to the classroom. He is the president and founder of the International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Society (ICCPS).
City: Omotesando, Ebisu
State: Tokyo, Japan
Product Classifications: Sumi-e, Japanese Calligraphy
Language: Japanese, English