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Workshops help participants develop their skills and learn new techniques in an informal class setting taught by a well-known artist. There are opportunities to interact with the artist and study the artist's technique up close. Workshops are open to members of the Sumi-e Artists of Canada, students taking classes, and any interested sumi-e artist.

Photos from Workshops and Shows

2023 Schedule - Sumi-e Artists of Canada

Workshops are held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre from 9:30 am to noon on these Saturdays.

Date Artist Subject
January 14 Phillip Xu
with Yan Wang Room 2D
Year of the Rabbit
February 11 Hiroshi Yamamoto
Executive Meeting
Wynford Room
Abstract Bamboo
March 11 Tien Chang
Room 2D
Ancient Masters
April 15 Baoxing Zhang
Executive Meeting
Room 2C no sink
May 13 Roslyn Levin
Room 2D
Chickadees and Mounting Paintings
June 10 Graduation Ceremony
Room 2D
Artists Receive Seals
September 9 Diana Bullock
Executive Meeting
Room 2D
Meditation with a Brush
October 14 Po Man Chan
Executive Meeting
Room 2D
Autumn Vegetables
November 11 and 12 Sumi-e Artists of Canada
Shokokai Court
Sumi-e Art Show and Sale
December 9 To be decided
Room 2D
To be decided

2022 Schedule - Sumi-e Artists of Canada

Date Artist Subject
February 12 Liz Menard
Executive Meeting
Japanese Bookbinding
March 12 Phillip Xu Rooster and Chicks
April 9 Roslyn Levin
Executive Meeting
May 14 Richard Tang Waterfalls
June 11 Baoxing Zhang Tigers
September 10 Diana Bullock
Executive Meeting
Little Creatures
October 15 Sigrid Blohm
Executive Meeting
Washi Paper Testing
November 12 and 13 Sumi-e Artists of Canada Sumi-e Painting Exhibition
December 3 Graduation Ceremony Artists receive seals

2021 Schedule - Sumi-e Artists of Canada

Date Artist Subject
November 13 Hiroshi Yamamoto Landscapes
December 4 Po Man Chan Plum Blossom

Workshops marked with Executive Meeting are followed by meetings of the executive, members who direct and promote sumi-e painting activities. Members who value sumi-e painting in Canada are encouraged to become a volunteer and join the executive.

Annual Show
Each fall the Sumi-e Artists of Canada host an annual exhibit of sumi-e paintings. Members are encouraged to participate.
Where: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
Cost: No cost though donations are appreciated.
More information: Sumi-e Exhibition of Oriental Brush Painting - November 12th and 13th, 2022