Open Studios Welcome Five Chinese Master Artists
This week Altirncham Open
Studios are thrilled to welcome five Chinese master artists who are touring the
They are being filmed by
Qingdao TV station. This has been organised to develop and establish cultural
links between the UK and China. All the artists practice traditional Chinese
crafts which have a long history, wide variety and exquisite skills. Their art
is an expression and carrier of feelings and meaning.
These artists are keen to meet
and establish links with artists in Altrincham and the surrounding area. They
are leaving some of their art with the gallery, and also doing several
workshops this Saturday (17th August), which will be teaching their crafts and
These workshops will involve
the art of paper cutting, calligraphy, painting by burning and fan making. £25
There is also a kite making
workshops for adults and children where each participant will take away three
kites they have made. £20(10-12pm)
The workshops will be held by
the artists themselves and will allow participants to experience ancient
Chinese cultures and art. They are very keen to have local artists at the
workshop as they will be able to gain more than most from it .
There are limited places
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These artists are also keen to have some English artists return the visit to China to demonstrate English skills and styles.