Taro Aizu (Japan)

Taro Aizu (Japan)  has been writing  haiku for 20 years  and gogyoshi (five-line poetry) for 12 years featuring common scenes from the four respective seasons in Fukushima. He focuses on the rural landscape and people’s feelings for the land they inherited from their ancestors. His works are translated into different languages.


Gloria Keh (Singapore).

Gloria Keh (Singapore) began serious study in mandala art and symbolism in 1996 in Melbourne.

Her teacher, Georgina Fode of the Theosophical Society, played an important role in her development as an artist. She also undertook a short study course in art therapy

Says Gloria:  “ Painting provides me with a form of meditation, and I find inner peace and healing through my art.”