Inside China’s Art Academies

17 Mar

What is an arts education like inside modern China? On March 28, you are invited to a Chism lecture and exhibition by artist and president of The Hubei Institute of Fine Arts in China, Xu Yongmin, at the University of Puget Sound (UPS). An internationally known painter, Xu Yongmin will present the lecture, Changing Art Education in China’s Art Academies with an introduction to Xu Yongmin’s artwork. Established in 1920, the Hubei Institute is one of China’s three oldest art colleges. The lecture will take place at 5 pm in Wyatt 101, with a reception in the Kittredge Art Gallery at UPS immediately following. Xu Yongmin’s exhibition of paintings, High Wind, will be on display in the gallery from March 27–April 7, 2012. These events are sponsored by the Catherine Gould Chism fund and UPS Department of Art. University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner, Tacoma WA 98416.

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