Custom shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) artwork, as well as workshops, private- and small-group lessons, for children and adults. Use the contact form at the bottom of the page for information on pricing for custom calligraphy, and pricing and schedules for lessons.

Nina received her menkyojou (teacher's license) from the Nihon Shuji calligraphy organization (, where she holds a rank of 4th dan. She studies under 8th dan calligrapher Seikou Kaneko, and in 5 years as a member of Nihon Shuji, her long-form works have won 2 masters, 1 special, 5 gold, 4 silver, and 2 copper prizes in national competitions in Japan.

She has experience in multiple styles of calligraphy including kaisho (standard script), gyousho (semi-cursive), sousho (cursive), reisho (clerical script), and rinsho (reproductions of ancient Japanese and Chinese calligraphy). In addition to the above styles, she is currently studying kana (cursive works in Japanese phonetic alphabet hiragana) and bokuga (ink painting).

Growing up in Southern California, Nina was introduced to Japanese art by a Japanese-American family friend and has loved it ever since. Nina studied East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, with a focus on Japanese language and political economy. As a student, she studied abroad at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.