Sunday, December 09, 2018

Forty Years #22: Ieuan Rees Workshop in NYC

Another week-long workshop that had a strong effect on me was with the Welsh calligrapher Ieuan Rees sponsored by the Society of Scribes in New York City. Again a big part of it was the book he introduced us to, The Art Spirit by Robert Henri. And again, I bought the book and pored over it. The focus on the moment and the state was very much on line with writings of Shunryu Suzuki. It was the beginning of my thinking more broadly about making art rather than doing calligraphy.

Here is a review I wrote about the workshop for the Society of Scribes Newsletter:

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