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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Renaissance Academy Hosts "The Contemporary Chinese Art Workshop and Luncheon" Saturday

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University hosts the Contemporary Chinese Art Workshop and Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1010 Fifth Avenue in Naples. Curator Yiguo Zhang, director of Nankai University's Art History Center, will introduce the artists and offer commentary.

During the luncheon the Chinese artists will demonstrate their personal and expressive methods of creation. Shao Yan's work illustrates the foundation of Chinese tradition. Yiliao's calligraphy reflects his extraordinary aesthetic perceptive and deep awareness of life and society.

Artist Pu Lieping's work reveals a passion for both music and calligraphy. Lan Zhenghui demonstrates his mode of creation that has made him the "father of heavy ink painting."

Tickets are $45 per person and include lunch. Enrollment is limited. To register call (239) 434-4737.

For more information, contact The Renaissance Academy in Naples at (239) 434-4737.

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