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Naoko Ozaki

Carlsbad Civic Rec Center Classes


​Naoko teaches a number of fee-based classes through the Carlsbad Civic Recreation Center.  On site classes are at the Pine Avenue Community Center.  Virtual Classes are also offered.

Class information can be found at Catalog - City of Carlsbad, CA (, in the "SPECIAL INTEREST" Category under the "SUMI-E AND JAPANESE INK ART" entry.  Filter using "sumi" to locate this without scrolling.


More class information and examples of Naoko's art may be found at her website:

     Japanese Sumi E | Naoko Ozaki Brush Painting

Class information
In Class:

Wednesdays 9:30-12:00 AM

Virtual only instruction is available for intermediate and advanced students.

San Diego based Japanese brush painting artist, Naoko Ozaki was born and raised in Japan.

By enrolling in a calligraphy instructor certification program, the Japan Shodo Education Society, Naoko continues to develop the authenticity and the quality of her paintings.

She is a member of Friends of Sumie and the Japanese Art Club of San Diego; through these organizations she has produced online exhibition videos and performed several Sumi-e demonstrations for outreach events.

Awards includes:

  • 3rd place, Asian Brush Painting Professional Fine Art Division, San Diego County Fair 2022.

  • Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Society donated award.

  • San Diego County Fair 2022; Escondido artist association donated award.

  • Honorable Mention, Asian Brush Painting Professional Fine Art Division, San Diego County Fair 2019.

  • Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Society Award, Best of Show, Ink Drawing Student Art Showcase, San Diego County Fair 2019.

Continuing Education Emeritus Classes
Title: Asian Brush Painting
Tuesday   11:30am to   2:30pm, Class # 54736
Thursday 11:00am to   2:00pm, Class # 54737
Friday        9:00am to 12:00pm, Class # 54738
Friday      12:15pm to   3:15pm, Class # 54739


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