Retreat Teachers

At ZMM and ZCNYC

Kazuaki Tanahashi

Kazuaki Tanahashi, born in Japan in 1933, and active in the United States since 1977, is an artist, writer, translator, and peace and environmental worker. As a painter and calligrapher, he has been pioneering the genres of one-stroke painting, multi-color Zen circles and East Asian calligraphy. Kaz has participated in exhibitions worldwide and taught numerous workshops. He has produced over forty books in English and Japanese including his most recent, Painting Peace: Art in a Time of Global Crisis.