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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Contemporary Chinese Brushwork ONLINE DEMONSTRATION


Intercultural Painting Visual arts History & heritage
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Victoria, BC

Directions: This event is online. Andy will be demonstrating from his studio in Victoria, BC.


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

This activity is online.


Xchanges Artists’ Gallery and Studios is excited to present an introductory DEMONSTRATION of Contemporary Chinese Brush Painting for people interested in seeing the classic oriental painting process. Both traditional and contemporary techniques of Chinese Brush Painting will be presented. Through this demonstration you will see the materials used, compositions designed and the aesthetic principles of Chinese Brush Painting.

Andy Shutse Lou, MFA

Andy Lou is a renowned working artist in Victoria, B.C., born in China and educated in the United States. He holds a Master of Fine Arts, University of North Texas. He has been offering Contemporary Chinese Brush Painting Workshops across Canada, the U.S. and China.

Andy blends the old and the new to forge a contrast between ink and colour, between the ancient traditions of Chinese painting and the rapidly-changing world of Western art. Andy’s paintings have been exhibited and collected worldwide and have received numerous awards. Andy is also a writer and co-author of four books on Chinese Brush Painting.


Xchanges Artists' Gallery and Studios

Xchanges was founded as an artist-run centre in 1967.

As a non-profit charity Xchanges is committed to being of service to the greater community through its artistic and gallery goals, developing its people and supporting creativity. Xchanges provides affordable studio space to artists, monthly exhibitions and offers weekly online and in-person life drawing, portrait drawing and other workshops.


Xchanges Artists Gallery and Studios


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Xchanges Artists' Gallery and Studios Suite 6E, BC

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