Nihongo Art

Nihongo Art Exhibition

“Nihongo Art” is an interesting way to express inventive ideas using illustrations based on words written in Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana. The exhibition aims to provide a unique way for our students to study the Japanese language.

2022 Gallery

Kanji character 猫 hidden in digital artwork of an orange cat about to scratch

1st Place (2022)
Artwork by Jayson Marc – Level 1 (2021-2022)

Neko Hiragana in art watercoler of two cats; one orange and one blue

2nd Place (2022)
Artwork by Jacqueline Bettencourt – Level 1 (2021-2022)

Katakana characters サカナ hidden in black pencil art of a fish skeleton

3rd Place (2022)
Submitted by Kenji Yap
Artwork by Mika Yap – JFL Beginner 1 (2021-2022)

Hiragana Characters べんとう hidden in artwork pen and crayon artwork of a Japanese Lunch Box (bento).

3rd Place (2022)
Submitted by Amy Murakami
Artwork by Masao Li – Heritage 2 (2021-2022)

Kanji Character 鳥 hidden in pink bird singing (musical note) drawn in pen and marker

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Liz McLain – Level 7 (2021-2022)

Kanji character 海老 hidden in digital drawing of a red shrimp

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Ellen Tham – Level 6 (2021-2022)

Hiragana characters やきゅうせんしゅ hidden in drawing artwork of a Baseball player getting ready to swing bat. Shirt says Angels #17.

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Janice Shewchuk – Level 4 (2021-2022)

Kanji Character 葉 drawn in coloured pencil artwork of a green leaf.

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Ian Drummond – Level 7 (2021-2022)

Kanji Character 寅 hidden on the muzzle mask of a dog drawing in pen, highlighter, and crayon

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Kelvin Man – Level 4 (2021-2022)

Katakana characters マスク hidden in coloured pencil drawing with pen highlight of an individual on a Japanese Subway car. Various Japanese brands are advertised behind the figure.

Participation Award (2022)
Artwork by Erika Furuya – Level 7 (2021-2022)

Organized by TJLS Nihongo Art Exhibition Organizing Committee


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