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Calligraphy works by Keiko Shimoda. A freelance calligrapher, Japanese calligrapher, working in London since 2001.

October 14, 2019

SLLA 2019 Exhibition

I am joining South London Lettering Association's Annual Calligraphy Exhibition "the Glory of the Garden" at St Bride Foundation from 15th - 25th October 2019. Please visit SLLA's website for more details.

December 14, 2018

This Christmas time at Regent Street

Coming back to my favorite place on Regent Street store of Burberry! I will be personalising messages and monograming service for selected scarf. 

March 03, 2018

Try Japanese calligraphy on Japan Day at Kaetsu Centre

I will be demonstrating and attending hands-on Japanese calligraphy session at Kaetsu Centre Cambridge to be a part of their Japan Day again. Many other activities, and acts on stage on the day. More information - http://kaetsu.co.uk/speeve.htm

November 10, 2017

See me writing at stores this Christmas

Christmas shopping season has arrived yet again this year!

I will be at stores in London, doing my calligraphy for customers.

Mainly personalise service using my calligraphy - message cards or gift tags.

Starting with Burberry Regent Street Store, tomorrow 10th November 2017. 

September 07, 2017

Exhibiting a piece of art work at Snape Malting Sep 2017

At Snape Malting, the exhibition ‘In Concert’ starts from 8th Sep.  My piece will be there amongst others. You can view the exhibition during their opening times. 

July 13, 2017

West Acton Primary School Summer Fayre

Fri 14th July 2017 3.30 - 6.30pm at West Acton Primary School, W3 0JL 

カリグラフィーのお机を2つ出させていただきます。お名前書いたりするカリグラフィーのデモンストレーションと、子供たちに簡単なカリグラフィーのペンを使って自由に書いてもらう予定です。ご近所でご興味のある方は是非いらしてください。

July 05, 2017

Calligraphy personalising serivice at Selfridges...

Thu 6th - Sun 9th July 12 - 6pm, Selfridges, Oxford Street, London

I'll be working with Burberry customer service team at Selfridges. Will be writing gift tags, a part of their gift wrapping special service. 

March 18, 2017

Japanese calligraphy hands-on on Japan Day, and future classes

Sat 18th Mar, busy day of many visitors at Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge. Many children, adults - Japanese and non-Japanese tried and enjoyed the brush feeling. We exhibited our Kaki-zome, too which made some children proud. 

Drop in calligraphy session continues on 24th Mar, 21st April, 19th May and 16th June, which all 3-6pm, no appointment needed. More info, please contact me to hello.kcalligraphy@gmail.com

February 24, 2017

Japanese calligraphy class at Kaetsu Centre

Next Japanese calligraphy class at Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge is on Fri 24 Feb, 3-6pm. For more information, please contact me

And also Sat 18 Mar 2017, Keatsu Centre is holding their annual Japan Day. I'll be there to demonstrate and also teach how to do Japanese calligraphy for everyone. We will have some exhibit space too!

January 21, 2017

Calligraphy at stores - celebrating Lunar New Year

Had fantastic three days at store, on Regent Street to personalise items with calligraphy. It is always interesting and rewarding to have positive comments from customers directly. And fun to work with very helpful and friendly, hard working floor stuff. 

January 13, 2017

First Japanese calligraphy class in Cambridge 書き初め

First class of Japanese calligraphy at Kaetsu Centre in Cambridge will be on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th January 2017. Friday is for everyone, drop in session. 

We do 'kaki zome' first calligraphy of the year, with a wish of progress. In schools many still do at the beginning of the year, often as a competition. Let's enjoy Japanese calligraphy in 2017 too! 

December 21, 2016

At store works for Christmas shopping - all done!

Personalising service at stores, for my client's customer has been all done. Busy Regent Street, Oxford Street and many other places. It is nice to meet customers face to face and given lovely comments. Often meet other crafts men or artists too. Hopefully it continues through towards Chinese New Year and Valentine's day. 

December 02, 2016

Calligraphy service for personalising gifts: at shops and stores for customers

For this Festive season, top fashion brands have me at their stores or shops, for serving their customers using calligraphy. Personalising gifts, gift tags, message cards or packaging.

Starting this Friday at Regent Street, London.

January 13, 2017

Japanese calligraphy class at Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge

Started Summer of 2016, Friday and Saturday, we have a class for adult or children to learn basic Japanese calligraphy. Drop in session for an hour, for both beginners and experienced people. Saturday class is for the children at Shirasu Bunko there but everyone is welcome on Friday session. 

Next one is on 13, 14th January 2017. 

Contact me if you are interested.

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