Art Gallery Reception – Sumi-e Art Exhibition

Date(s) - 09/18/2016
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm



Sumi-e Painting is a special type of Oriental Art. It is a branch of part of a general classification of Sumi-e. The main emphasis in Sumi-e is the shading of black to gray ink contained in one brush stroke. Sumi-e painting has been enjoyed as a hobby for the amateur throughout the centuries in the Orient, and the ink monochrome was recognized as an art form as far back as 1,066 years ago.

The show features students who study at the Salvation Army Senior Activity Center. Classes are held each Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Senior Activity Center, 4009 9th St SW, Puyallup, WA 98373. Classes are free, and lunch is provided. Teachers Charlie Nicholas and Bill Havens concentrate on Sumi-e, but explore other media and materials.

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