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Artist Sungsook Setton teaches Sumukhwa, Korean ink brush painting, in this 6-session (12-hour) course. Learn brush stroke techniques, composition, and essential skills while painting a fall scene featuring an array of wildlife, such as sunflowers, lotus ponds, fish, and insects.
While mastering brush strokes, participants will also gain an understanding and appreciation of Korean art and aesthetics. All levels of experience are welcome.
This workshop meets for a total of 12 hours over six sessions.
Advance ticket purchase required for this event. Space is limited.
Members $210, Non-Members $240
Art Workshop Fall Sumukhwa: Korean Ink brush Painting
12 hours over six sessions.
Tuesdays, September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25,
and November 1 , 2016 | 6 PM - 8 PM
If you have any questions, please contact Luz Lanzot or (212) 759-7525, ext. 309.
The program will be held at The Korea Society, 950 Third Avenue, Eighth Floor; building entrance on the SW corner of 57th Street and Third Avenue.
Art Workshop Fall Sumukhwa: Korean Inkbrush Painting is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Sungsook Setton is a Korean-American artist and calligrapher. Besides her training in brush painting and calligraphy under Chinese and Korean masters, she has also studied Western art in Germany, the UK, and the United States, and obtained her BA in Studio Art at Stony Brook University and MFA in interdisciplinary art at Goddard College. Setton’s work has been widely exhibited in Canada, the UK, Taiwan, Korea, and the United States. She has received two dozen awards for her work, including Best of Show at the National Juried Exhibition by the Sumi-e Society of America. In 2010, she represented the U.S. at the Third International Biennial of Modern Ink Painting in Taipei. She serves on the faculty of Westchester Community College and the Art League of Long Island. Setton has been deeply influenced by artistic traditions in the East and West, and draws from art training in Europe, the US, and her native South Korea.