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¡°The Art from East¡± - Scene of China

Open house September 10th, 4:00 ¨C 5:45 p.m.
Johnson County Library, Central Branch
9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212


Several local Chinese professionals and few youth artists will brought you ¡°The Art from East¡±, the Chinese Arts exhibition. Painting and sculptures by Valda Hsu, Alice Kuo, and youth artists teaching by Peter Pan. Exhibition opens to public from September 10th ¨C October 27th.

Artist bio:

Dr. Alice Kuo has received her Ph.D from School of Education and also Bas, Liberal Arts and Science, focusing on Fine arts and Art History, University of Kansas. For her creative arts, please visit http://www.people.ku.edu/~mkuo/

Valda Hsu is a native Chinese born in Taiwan. She earned her B.F.A. degree in illustration design and fine arts through Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif. She currently teaches Chinese brush painting for adults at the Kansas City Art Institute, the Nelson Atkins Museum and the Confucius Institute at the University of Kansas, as well as Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities through the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Longview Community College. She also teaches Chinese language teacher at St. Paul¡¯s Episcopal Day School. Each year, she is invited to do a Chinese brush-painting demonstration in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art¡¯s Chinese gallery during the museum¡¯s annual Chinese New Year¡¯s celebration. Her frequent visits to China and Taiwan have inspired her to teach Chinese to visual artists in order to promote the understanding of its culture and its timeless, authentic art form through the language.