We are most privileged to welcome international artist, Lian Quan Zhen, to the Utah Watercolor Society members meeting, November 4, 2015 at 7:00pm. Lian is in town giving workshops, hosted by Colleen Reynolds. Lian will demo a painting using his renowned watercolor pouring method.
Lian Zhen is a sought-after watercolor and Chinese painting artist, as well as a teacher in the US and abroad. He is one of the most popular authors of North Light Books on painting.
He started sketching and painting in his childhood and continued as hobby while practicing medicine as a family physician in Canton Province, China. After immigrating to the US in 1985, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of California at Berkeley in 1992 and a Master of Architecture Degree from MIT in 1996. He has had many shows in the US, Hong Kong and China and has developed an international following.
His art teaching credentials include at the University of California at Berkeley where he taught watercolor outdoor sketching for 8 years; watercolor and Chinese painting workshops nationwide in US, and other countries in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, China, South Africa and Australia. Also, Lian has been an invited juror for California, Colorado, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona and Kentucky Watercolor Societies' exhibitions and other local shows. His paintings have been featured in magazines such as Watercolor 94 Spring, Splash4, Collectors (Hong Kong) and books of Landscape on Watercolor (UK), Finding Your Visual Voice and Painter's Quick Reference books by North Light Books. Lian’s four books published by North Light Books have distributed internationally.
REMINDER: NEW MEETING LOCATION
Sons of Utah Pioneers Hall
3301 E. Louise Ave (2920 S.)
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
First Tuesday of each month. 7-9 pm.