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Ink In Motion invitation

Ink In Motion: Exhibit of Calligraphy & Ink Paintings

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Ink In Motion invitation
Date: July 3 - July 30, 2019
Opening Reception: Sunday, July 7, from 2:00 to 4:00
Event Details: An exhibition of calligraphy and ink painting by 5 members of the Sea of Ink Calligraphy Study Group from San Diego:
Portia La Touche
Don Getzug
Lisa Curry
Joanne Sullivan
Shantien Tom Chow, Curator
featuring traditional and experimental works. This show hopes to widen the scope and promote the depth of Asian brush arts.
Location: Corner Gallery at Huntington Beach Library, 7111 Talbert Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

The Tao of Ink: My Path to Contemporary Asian Brush Painting

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Date: Thursday, January 3 to Thursday, January 24, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Free and open to the public.
Event Details: A City of Encinitas Civic Art Program juried exhibit featuring 23 contemporary ink paintings by Portia La Touche.

"The Tao of Ink" My path to contemporary Asian brush painting" is an exhibit of paintings created in the ancient Asian brush painting manner with a contemporary American art esthetic.

This is my path - or Tao - to reimagine ancient Asian brush painting into a contemporary art form. The push and pull between traditional and modern art create a positive tension and blur the lines between East and West.
Location: Encinitas City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024

2018 Exhibition of American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting

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Date: October 2 to October 30, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Event Details: This is the annual exhibit of members of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting, a California organization of artists studying traditional ink painting. Paintings were judged by a professional artist, and of the 70 paintings in this show my calligraphy painting, "Heaven & Earth," won the #2 prize Outstanding Award!
Location: Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

GARDENS OF INK: an Invitational Exhibit of Contemporary Ink Paintings

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Date: Monday, July 30 to Friday, August 31, 2018
Opening Reception: Sunday, August 19, 2018 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Free and open to the public with admission to SDBG.
Event Details: This is an invitational exhibit of Contemporary Ink Painting curated by Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres, a scholar of contemporary and traditional Asian art.

The reception will include painting demonstrations, a presentation by Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres on the direction of contemporary ink painting, refreshments, and more. Art will be for sale.

Gardens are places to explore the relationship between nature, culture and place. Over the centuries, Chinese, Japanese and Korean poets and artists have imbued a variety of plants and animals with auspicious meanings and scholarly virtues. Paintings and texts are inspired by the resilience and beauty of nature's flora and fauna. This exhibition presents a selection of contemporary ink paintings inspired by the evocative and emotive qualities of nature.

Portia will have five paintings in this show.
Location: San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024

12th Annual Lung Hsiang Exhibit & Sale

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Date: April 24, 2018 through July 10, 2018 Daily 9 am – 5 pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 29, 2018. 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Refreshments served
Event Details: Featuring over 50 original Chinese Brush Paintings By members of the Lung Hsiang chapter of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting. Portia will have two paintings on exhibit.
Art will be for sale.

Admission to reception is free with this invitation in hand (or mention this invitation at the front gate). Otherwise, pay Garden admission.
Location: San Diego Botanic Garden, Ecke Family Building 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024

2018 San Diego Fair Fine Art Exhibit

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Date: June 1 to July 4, 2018
Opening Reception: TBD
Event Details: The San Diego County Fair in Del Mar (still fondly referred to as the Del Mar Fair) holds one of the largest Fine Art competitions in the county. All artworks are juried in and is highly competitive. I am pleased to announce that I have one painting, a tiger, "Looking for Lunch," accepted in to the Asian Brush category and one classic zinc plate etching, "Hot Sunset," accepted in to the Color Drawing & Printmaking category. This is my first time applying to two separate fine art categories.

Portia has won Second Prize, Third Prize, and Honorable Mention awards in prior years.

The image at the footer of this page under Upcoming Exhibits is my etching, "Hot Sunset."
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA

Chinese Brush Painting Society 2018 Exhibit & Sale

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Date: August 28 to September 10, 2018. Open daily 11:00 to 4:00. free and open to the public
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 2, 2018, 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Event Details: Chinese Brush Painting Society is a group of San Diego artists dedicated to learning and promoting the ancient art of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy. Members meet regularly to share ideas on all aspects of Chinese brush painting and host workshops on both traditional and contemporary styles. This is their annual exhibit and sale of artworks and represents the finest display of Chinese brush paintings by local artists. Over 50 paintings are on exhibit. Portia will have 5 new works of art. The reception is open to the public, and there are refreshments. So come to the reception, or stop by any day to enjoy the art.

Portia is the President of Chinese Brush Painting Society.
Location: Gallery 21, Spanish Village, 1770 Village Place, Balboa Park, San Diego 92101

“The Tao of Ink: My Path to Contemporary Asian Brush Painting” Major solo exhibit by Portia La Touche

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Date: JAN. 3 – 24, 2019
Opening Reception: Thu 1/17/2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Refreshments will be served
Free and Open to the public
Event Details: “The Tao of Ink: My path to Contemporary Asian Brush Painting” is an exhibit of paintings created in the ancient Asian brush painting manner with a contemporary American art esthetic.
Location: Encinitas City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024