Dojo Giga artwork by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi
Main Bar (Feb. 04 - March. 3, 2017)
Masaaki Hatsumi is the 85 year old S?ke (head instructor) of nine Japanese martial traditions dating back over 900 years. His artwork and calligraphy are expressions of the Ninjutsu and martial arts which he teaches. His artwork expresses concepts essential to his dojo. Until now, the paintings in this exhibition have been for the education of his students. This will be the first public showing of this series.
Dr. Hatsumi's career includes work as a professional osteopath, actor in a popular television series, writer of many books on Ninjutsu and Budo, and Chairman of the International Department of the Japan Literary Artists' Club. His Bujinkan Dojo has over 400,000 members training and safe keeping as law enforcement professionals in more than 30 countries. Every year, Dr. Hatsumi receives a number of thank you letters and plaques from presidents, prime ministers and other world leaders.
The Exhibitions Committee