This page chronicles Midori Kono Thiel's diverse activities as artist, musician, arts organizer and teacher.

In the following video, Midori introduces the art and basic techniques used in the traditional Japanese calligraphy and sumi-e. A short lecture and demonstration was followed by a live Q&A. It is part of the Seattle Japanese Garden's "Kaleidoscope" series of free virtual events during the Covid-19 pandemic, when access to the physical garden was limited and the usual calendar of interactive cultural events was been cancelled.
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