The Varley @ MPL
Chinese Ink Painting: Traditions, Philosophy and Practice
Thursday, May 26th, 2016
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Angus Glen Library
3990 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Led by experienced
artist and educator Jessica Deng, all are invited to
participate in this fascinating hands-on workshop in
celebration of Asian Heritage Month and the Varley Art
Gallery's upcoming exhibition Visualizing a Culture for
Strangers: Chinese Export Paintings from the Nineteenth
Traditional ink painting
expresses the spirit and philosophy of the artist, using
minimal brushstrokes to portray poetic depictions,
primarily of people, nature and the land. Explore this
ancient art form and how it has evolved to present day
through discussion and artists demonstrations, then be
inspired to use these techniques to create your own
Chinese ink painting.
All materials provided.
This event is in celebration of Asian Heritage Month
Contact: Elizabeth Myers,
Community Librarian, 905-513-7977 ext. 7177
Registration: Go to
and register through EZ Reg using Barcode #: 290098