Sumi-e Midwest generally hosts monthly meetings throughout the year which often include special guests, workshops, demonstrations, outings, lectures, or field trips. Meetings are open to all members.
Sumi-e Midwest members, Kay Thomas, Patricia Larkin Green, and Pam Martinez offer ongoing and/or special classes and demonstration in and around the Chicago area. Link below for class offerings, workshops, and information.
- Kay Thomas at the Highland Park Art Center
- Patricia Larkin Green at the Japanese Cultural Center and Morton Arboretum
- Pam Martinez in Chicago and at the Japanese Cultural Center
Painting Rabbits, February 17
On Friday, February 17, 12:30–2:30 p.m. we will gather together at the Glencoe Library in Glencoe to paint rabbits in celebration of the Chinese New Year, Year of the Rabbit.
Two-Day Workshop with Dongfeng Li
Two-Day Workshop, March 9–10, 2023
Sumi-e Midwest will host Dongfeng Li , a very accomplished Sumi-e and watercolor artist and teacher, Thursday, March 9, and Friday, March 10, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Glencoe Union Church. Members are encouraged to contact Reggie through the Contact Page for more information.
Photo and Video Highlights from Past Meetings
At the October members of Sumi-e Midwest gathered for a demonstration by Korean artist, Mokwok Lim.
During the Covid-19 shut down Sumi-e Midwest continued to meet. Although we always prefer to see each other in person, Zoom proved to be a welcome substitute when meeting in person wasn’t possible.
May 2021: Milk Resist Technique with Kay Thomas
Written instructions for Milk Resist
April 2021: April Zoom Gathering