|Japanese Calligraphy for Kids July 27: 10-11 am, Grades 3-7.||$15.00   Register|
|Japanese Calligraphy with Nobuko Kamecke, 5 Wednesdays, 4:45-6 PM, starting July 10||$75.00   Register|
Sachiko Clough B.A. German, Kyoto University of Foreign Language Studies. Sachiko is originally from Osaka, Japan where she taught English to children. She is a certified Japanese language teacher and also has licenses in Ikebana and Japanese tea ceremony, and she is a great cook. She currently teaches Japanese at Hall-Dale Middle School in Farmingdale. Sachiko is teaching Speaking Japanese, a Continuing course designed to provide opportunities to learn new vocabulary and structure in a conversational format.
Nobuko Kamecke Nobuko Kamecke grew up in Japan, where she studied with a master calligrapher. She then studied fine arts at The California Institute of The Arts. She has exhibited in California, in upstate New York, New York City and in Maine, and now teaches workshops in Calligraphy for children and adults in Maine. Nobuko offers the Calligraphy and Sumi-e (brush painting) course at Penobscot School.
Toshie Ichiyanagi Tesler, a native of Kobe, Japan, lives with her artist husband in Rockland, Maine. Toshie is a graduate of both Boston University and Bentley College and is a certified public accountant. She is well schooled in Japanese art and culture with certificates in Tea Ceremony and Ikebana. Her two children are also in the area, both currently serving in the United States Coast Guard.