Sumi-e Ink Painting (1 Day)

Level: Workshop

Price: LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Lab Fee: $15.00

Class Description


Experience the meditative practice of traditional Asian ink painting. Fundamental brushstrokes will be reviewed and insights into the “way of the brush” will be discussed. Assistance will be provided for those who want to experiment with their own original work. Japanese washi paper, ink, and brushes are provided. Those who are more advanced are welcome to bring their own brushes and larger paper. 

Creative Brunch Series workshops are held in our private event space, Lillstreet Loft, and include a catered brunch. All ages and skill levels are welcome, but guests must be 21+ to participate in adult beverages. 


Patricia Larkin Green moved to Chicago in the ‘80s on a scholastic internship from the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce. She is a 1998 graduate of the University of Minnesota, with a BA in Intercultural Communications. While a student at the University of MN she traveled on scholarship to Greece and France to conduct research on Greek National Poet Angelo Sikelianos. She later earned a Certificate in Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2001. In 2011 she founded OpenWall Chicago, an exhibition space in the 47th Ward.

She is an active member of the Sumi-e Society of America and the International Chinese Calligraphy Art and Painting Society, serving as the North America Exhibition Coordinator. Larkin Green has won many awards for her work including the prestigious “Award of Excellence” from the Jade Buddha Temple, LaioNing Province in AnShan City, China several years in a row. Patricia’s work has been the subject of solo and two person exhibitions in the United States and has exhibited throughout the United States, and in Australia, China and Japan.

Currently, Patricia is the director of OpenWall Chicago where she has curated multiple projects for the 47th ward in Chicago. She is available for sumi-e workshops, curatorial projects and speaking engagements.


11 am-4 pmSunday, September 25, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016To Be AnnouncedClass Full