MEREDITH — This August the lakes gallery at chi-lin is honored to present ''Pure Harmony: The Paintings of Henry Wo Yue-Kee'', an exhibit and workshop by one of the foremost painters of the Lingnan School in Southern China, famous for beautiful bird and ﬂower paintings.
The exhibit begins on August 2 and ends September 8. The public is invited to the opening to meet the artist on Saturday, August 10 from 5—7 p.m. His work as been described as Poetry in Paint. For over sixty years, he has devoted himself in painting and teaching, exhibiting in Asia
Canada, Australia and the US. His work is found in museums and private collections worldwide.
In addition to the paintings, a wide selection of books about his work will be available for purchase at the gallery.
On Friday and Saturday, August 8-9, Henry will give a workshop, a hands- on introduction to the techniques and principles of Chinese watercolor painting. It will be structured in the traditional manner, allowing students of all levels of brush painting expertise from beginners to professional painters, to develop new skills.
Henry will demonstrate his style by starting one or two compositions of his own, so that participants will be able to observe ink preparation, paint mixing, brush handling and the composition of a painting from start to ﬁnish. Space is limited to 8 students.
The cost of the two-day workshop is $225.
The lakes gallery at chi-lin is located at 17 Lake Street, just off the corner of Main Street, in Meredith. For additional information call 279-8663, or
Henry Wo Yue-Kee works will be exhibited at the lakes gallery at chi-lin. (Courtesy photo)