Gerard Menzel – Asia Arts

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Gerard Menzel Aikido Sensei, Tai Chi Sifu and Sumie artist directs Wild Lotus meditation martial arts and is an eastern arts specialist and a qualified teacher having worked in Japan,Korea,Taiwan, India, and Europe.

Community Artist
We offer workshops in Asia art.

Gerard is a specialist in the field of Indian and Asian arts with a Graduate Certificate in Asian studies and completed a Masters Education Asia Studies at Flinders Uni. He has studied/lived overseas in China, India, Japan, Korea and Thailand. He has worked in Australia since 1987 teaching all ages in schools, colleges & university. ie; Flinders Uni. Adelaide uni. Preston TAFE Vic

Over the years Gerard has taught thousands of students Sumie painting and demonstrated Tai Chi and Aikido in schools and given Indian drumming performances. Gerard has worked in the Adelaide festival Education program, Asia in Schools week as well as performing at the Canberra National folk festivals, and ABC radio, Channel 9 and 10. He has received 2 artist in residencies, and a touring grant from Carclew – S.A Ed.dept. Arts. His workshops are recognized by the Asian Education Foundation. The Lotus workshops have been – quality assessed – in both the Independent Schools and S.A.arts Education unit. They are quality assured by SA Youth arts center.

Tai Chi -Yoga -Aikido

Gerard is a teacher in the above arts who has lived/worked in Asia and studied there. He has over 30 years of study in these arts.

To see Gerards painting exhibitions go here to my blog.



Contact  Mob 0407734479 


Gerard offers


                                                Tour to schools

                                                Talks and classes  to Art Groups

                                                Music Performances

                                                Private tuition


Video info

This is my teacher Andre Sollier.  He was a unique person. See links on my web for his life.



Sumie Zen Painting + Tabla Indian drums. Asia arts touring