Two bold and expressive Chinese art forms will be explored in two workshops taught by visiting Weiner Distinguished Professor Dr. Lampo Leong this spring at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
The Chinese Brush Painting Workshop will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 6, 13 and 20, in Room 213 Centennial Hall. Instruction is free; materials are $20, payable at the first session.
The Chinese Calligraphy Workshop will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 27, and March 5, 12, and 19, in Room 213 Centennial Hall. Instruction is free; materials are $10, payable at the first session.
The workshops are open to the public; no previous painting or Chinese language experience is needed. Space is limited. Email Shelly Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Leong, professor of art at the University of Missouri-Columbia, was recently named the 2012 Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities for the arts, languages and philosophy department at Missouri S&T. An internationally acclaimed painter, calligrapher and multimedia artist, he has served as juror for more than 30 art competitions, including public art projects, grants, and exhibitions for the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council. His works have been featured in more than 60 solo and 340 group exhibitions internationally, receiving more than 50 awards, and are found in 15 museums and hundreds of corporate and private collections worldwide.