From 1 – 3 pm, watch a live painting demonstration in the FWMoA galleries with the visiting artists from Taizhou, China at the 2023 Taste of the Arts Festival. This event is free and open to the public.
In partnership with Fort Wayne Sister Cities, the Taizhou Huangyan Jiufeng Landscape Painting Academy is bringing a select group of Chinese artists and their work to Fort Wayne Museum of Art to boost mutual understanding and cultural communication between Chinese and Western cultures through art. Taizhou Jiufeng Landscape Painting Academy, a nonprofit public culture and art group, is bringing six members from the group—Tao Ji, Chen Jiali Chen Rongjun, Chen Tianye, Dai Xuezhao, and Xin Yunying—to present a collection of stunning landscapes in their debut show in the United States. The artists will be at Fort Wayne Museum of Art during the Taste of the Arts Festival, and the exhibition Poetry in Painting: Scenes from Fort Wayne’s Sister City Taizhou, China is from July 22 to September 17, 2023.