QI BAISHI (1864-1957), GOURDS
GOURDS, Qi Baishi (齊白石, 1864~1957) was an influential Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his watercolor works; born to a peasant family from Xiangtan, Hunan, he became a carpenter at 14; learned to paint by himself.
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Kaz Tanahashi: Master Calligraphist Visits Houston Zen Center
At age 23, while living in his native Japan, Kazuaki "Kaz" Tanahashi wanted to improve his handwriting. Fifty-five years later, Kaz is anchoring an ancient art that, at present, is living strong in some ways and dying in others. Tanahashi is a famous calligraphist who reinterprets classical Chinese masterpieces and...
Shelley Davies, Artist and Illustrator
Shelley Davies, artist and illustrator. In the last 40 years, Shelley has become a leading artist in the field of Modern Art collage, her handmade work has been featured by Cobble Hill Puzzles, Uppercase Magazine, Illustoria Magazine, Root and Star and The Globe and Mail and many others.