JAPANESE AMERICAN SERVICE COMMITTEE
4427 North Clark Street
Explore sumi-e, the ancient art of Japanese ink painting. Individualized instruction is provided. Beginners will learn to use Japanese painting equipment and the techniques used to paint classic nature subjects such as bamboo, chrysanthemums, and plums.
Instructor: Kay Thomas
For Beginners/Continuing Students
Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 1 – 4 pm
For Continuing Students
Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 1 – 4 pm
Cost: $50 per workshop | JASC Members: $40 per workshop
Supplies for Sumi-e (limited quantity will be available for purchase in class): 1 Ink Stick and Ink Stone or 1 Bottle Japanese Black Ink, 1 Medium Japanese Brush, and 1 Medium Pad Rice Paper (Hosho) 9″ x 12″. Sumi-e supplies can be purchased online at: jerrysartarama.com (1.800.827.8478). KF black ink 2oz – Catalogue #78130. Sumi-e sketch pad – Catalogue #17373.
Sumi-e workshops will be held at the JASC. Click here to register or contact Kay Kawaguchi 773.275.0097 x226 at firstname.lastname@example.org
100 EAST OLD MILL ROAD
LAKE FOREST, IL
MARCH – APRIL
Morgan Lehman Gallery
534 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
February 16 – March 25, 2017
Austin Thomas is an artist, curator and community builder. Her work has been exhibited at The Drawing Center, Murray Guy, The Sculpture Center, Art in General and at White columns (all in NYC) and internationally in Singapore, Australia, and Hungary and at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna. From 2007 to 2014, she directed the influential Pocket Utopia gallery. She is a graduate of NYU and in the Summer of 2016 her permanent public sculpture for a new park in Brooklyn was unveiled. She has also done public commissions for the Public Art Fund and Grinnell College. Thomas’s work is featured in the book titled Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists and will also be featured in that book’s sequel The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, which were both edited by Sharon Louden.