Live Performance

Live Art Performance Shodo

Baikei is considered a pioneer of live art shodo because of his incredibly skillful brush technique. By bringing out the maximum potential of the brush with his skill set and extensive knowledge of calligraphy, only he can make shodo art come alive in such a magnificent way. As a pioneer in live performance calligraphy, Baikei performs across the globe (USA, France, Italy, Indonesia, Taiwan, China, etc.) to showcase this beautiful Japanese art form. 

In 2013 Baikei was invited to one of Japan’s most popular news programs to perform for Lady Gaga, who was so impressed by his mastery of calligraphy she was nearly brought to tears.

Live performance shodo is an unforgettable and one of a kind entertainment experience for various types of events such as company ceremonies, weddings, and more.

Calligraphy has always attracted people from all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds. Pure energetic youthfulness directed at creating dynamic calligraphy artwork is one of the virtues of live art shodo. Seisho has many talented young artists and performers who have been dedicating themselves to perfection under the guidance of Baikei Uehira.


With Baikei as both her father and calligraphy mentor, MAO has been working alongside him nationally and internationally for several years. In 2015 she performed alongside fellow Seisho member Seikei while collaborating with Kenny Endo, the world renowned taiko drummer best known for his score in the film Avatar. MAO certainly has a promising future ahead!

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Live Performance Base Fee

Fee:1 10 minute performace

The fee includes rehearsals, meetings, and sample models of the completed artwork to be performed.

*Fee can be negotiable based on the size of the events.

Artist Fee
BAIKEI ¥300,000 〜
MAO (Other artists) ¥100,000 〜

Material fee

Material Fee
Rental panel(90cm x 180cm) ¥10,000 〜

*If the panel can be prepared, the fee is ¥3,000 yen per piece. The fee includes ink.

Quote 1 :

Rental panel (3 pieces)

Artist fee (3 artists)

¥30,000 ¥150,000 ¥180,000

Quote 2 :

Rental Panel (4 pieces)

Artist fee (4 artists)

¥40,000 ¥200,000 ¥240,000

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