Ven. Mujyo Williams
Mujyo zenji is the Head of Australian Zen Studies Institute. He is a Rinzai priest who has also been training in Japanese Budo for 30 years. He is an accomplished Artist in multiple mediums including Traditional Sumie (monotonal painting), western painting, drawing and sculpture (he holds Diplomas in Fine Arts Painting and sculpture), and landscape design, Jizoan's gardens are designed by him, he has also designed and advised on other gardens in Australia and Japan. He is also an accomplished expert in Japanese Calligraghy (Shodo). Much of his art is featured in the Zen centre Web site's design. A number of his painting, calligraphy and sculptures are owed by private collections in Japan.