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ARC salon show in Barcelona

Hi everyone,

Thank you so much for coming to Juxtapositions, joint art show, in Shenkman arts centre, Ottawa, this Summer.  I got quite a few visitors and good and interesting feedback about my work.

And next big show will be ARC salon show at MEAM, Barcelona, Spain, September 22 – November 3.

https://www.meam.es/en/exhibitions/66/figurativas-2017-arc-salon.html

I will attend the award ceremony to celebrate great artists with their superior creations. 🙂 I am so honoured to be a part of it this year.

And the Loft art studio’s open house will be Oct 26-29 weekend, and Nov 3-5 weekend. I will be there for Nov 3-5 and planning to have a painting/drawing party with friends. There will be a lot of art works to see, so if you are art lover, please come by!

 

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Thank you for coming to our Vernissage!

My first show in the city of Ottawa gallery has just started yesterday! Because of the strange weather this Summer, I was worry about the thunder rain. But luckily, no rain and sunny all day. Here is the video I took before the party start.

Yes! I fixed that crooked goldfish painting! XD Ha ha ha. I put 17 paintings all together. 😀 Because there were 7 shows open together last night, there were many people and I got good feedbacks from guests. 😀

The show will run until August 22nd. If you are in the area, please check it out! 🙂

My next show will be ARC’s traveling salon show in Barcelona in September. And as far as I know, 2 small shows in 2018. Still a lot of time, so keep on painting! XD

 

 


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Art show – Juxtapositions-

My studio friend, Margery Leach, and I present any show, Juxtapositions, at Shenkman Arts centre from Thursday, July 20th. The show is about…,

Embark on a journey from realism to abstraction, with stops in between. Two artists with different backgrounds engage viewers to explore paintings in various artistic styles through a lively, approachable, and evocative tour of their works.
If you are interested in, please come by!

The vernissage is on the 20th, between 7pm-9pm. Here is an invitation card for you!

Juxtapositions invitation

The weather seems not good… But there will be a 3 other art shows having a vernissage as well on the same night. So there will be a lot of work to enjoy! If you can’t make it on 20th, the show runs until August 22.

Hope to see you there. 😀

 


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MAAC (Drawing club) update

Summer has finally here! That means, more time for art (practice)! 😀

The art club offers irregular portrait workshops in July and August.

The first one is on July 8th, 1pm – 4:30pm with Mag (this is her first time modelling experience!). The fee will be $5 + shared model fee.

Only 2 spots left now, so please let me know if you want to join us!

Detail of the club, click here!

 


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ARC Salon show in New York

I was lucky enough to be a finalist last year, but I was also asked to participate in the ARC’s traveling salon show this year. The first show was in the Salmagundi club, New York.

I attended the private opening night on May 12 and the public opening on 13th. Due to the awful delay of the flight (delayed almost 3hrs) and the taxi driver who was not listening to me…. I almost missed it!… I arrived at the club at 7:30 pm (close at 8pm), jumped out from the taxi and rushed into the building, so I could meet people…

The Salmagundi club is located in the downtown Manhattan (5th ave & 12th st), a very cool historical institute, the ground floor is a dining room and the walls are covered by antique paintings and sculptures. Main floor is the gallery, and the 2rd floor has small rooms to use for classes and events and also covered by the antique paintings and old palettes of the artists.

I met Ms. Kara Ross and her family. Kara helped me a lot answering my questions because this is my first art show outside of Canada! So I appreciate her kindness. Here is the video I took on the main gallery floor.

While I was looking for my work, I found my hero in the same room!!!  Mr. Robert Liberace!!! I talked to him, and he was super nice and fun to chat with.me&ascolta&Mr.L

He introduced me to his friend, Mrs. Grace Kim and her husband James, who are also super nice. I promised to see them in Washington DC National Gallery. I will debut as an old master copyist in US soon!

On the 2nd day, I met Mrs. Tina Garrett and Ms. Olena Babak. I learned a lot from chatting with them. I think I am one of the most unexperienced artist there, so many things I can learn from the artists in the gallery. Olena was passionately helped me to connect other fellow Canadian artists. And I finally found Mr. Roger Schmidt and Mr. Bruno G. Corsini. My iPhone was dead for some reason this morning, so I have no photos (SAD!).

Without my iPhone, I had no sense of direction, so I left the gallery early, and ran to the Apple store in the Grand Central Station. I love this steampunk SF feel station a lot. It is decorated with beautiful sculpture. Apple store staff were kind and fixed my phone right away. Then I headed to the IMG_7492MET for sketching. This day’s my sketching gear was not so good, slippery paper with waxy colour pencil…. It was difficult to draw as the pencil slipped so I had to force my hand to leave darker tone. Silly me. And you can see the result of my struggle.

I left on the 14th Sunday late afternoon, I spent my morning in the Morgan library to see the treasures from Sweden show. I am a big fan of Rubens, Carracci and Boucher and this Sunday was the last day of the show, so I was lucky to catch it before its gone! Here are some samples what were in the show and my sketch…!

 

It was a great experience and I love to visit New York. 😀


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Takahashi Dojo Happening!

Happy to announce we have a Dojo’s 2 fine arts clubs joint show this weekend!

Look forward to your visit!!

UPDATE! Paula Grenon will be the model for Sunday! Please join us for portrait sketching session!

General invitation Poster .jpg

Schedule:

Friday May 5: Opening night
6pm Doors open
7pm-8pm Martial Arts demo with Audio Visual performance by DJ. Golbon
Aikido
NitenIchiRyu
Jodo
9pm Doors close

Saturday May 6: 
10am Doors open
1030am-1130am Martial arts (Iaido) and Japanese calligraphy demo
After 12pm, all day activity Japanese calligraphy and Origami*1
1pm-3pm Ikebana flower sketching*1*2
4pm Doors close

Sunday May 7
10am Doors open
All day activity Japanese calligraphy and Origami*1
1pm-3pm Live model Portrait sketching*1*2
4pm Doors close

*1: Papers, pencils, pens and brush are provided, or bring own material!
*2: Activities are free to try, but donation welcome!


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Very honoured!

My work “Ascolta, Ti Ricorderà” has been included to the 12th annual ARC live salon show!

It will be shown among other great painters in NYC and Barcelona!

The date are below:

  • May 12-June 1, 12th Annual ARC salon show, Salmagundi club, NYC, US
  • Sep 23-Nov 27, 12th Annual ARC salon show, The MEAM museum, Barcelona, Spain

I won’t be able to make it to the opening of the Salmagundi club show, but I’ll try to go to the MEAM museum! That’s the case, I won’t be able to participate in the Loft studio open house this year… I’ll update my show schedule if there will be any more changes.

Cheers!