Previous Events and Programs from Fall 2008 to Spring 2010
May 6 - June 27, 2010
Reception: May 6, 2010, 6:00pm to 9:00pmLocation: Riverdale Art Center Gallery 2 Newark Pompton Turnpike Riverdale, NJ 07457-1139
The Riverdale Art Center, Department of Art and the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University cordially invite you and your guests to the opening reception of the Printmaking Exhibition from William Paterson University. There are more than 50 monoprints, etchings, lithographs, and screen prints by faculty and students from William Paterson University at the Riverdale Art Center Gallery, Riverdale, New Jersey.
For more information please call 973.513.9250 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symposium Tradition and Trend: The Position of Chinese Painting in the New Century March 8, 2010Location: B100, Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts
Panelists: Zhiyuan Cong and visiting artistsA panel of featured artists will discuss contemporary art in China with a question and answer period.
Printmaking WorkshopMarch 8, 2010Location: Printmaking Studio, Power Arts Center
Instructor: Zhiyuan CongThis demonstration provides an experience for the combination of Chinese artistic creation and printmaking techniques, modern and traditional printmaking mediums, and the combination of eastern and western art forms. Visiting artists from China will demonstrate Chinese painting images on printmaking plates and WPUNJ students will make the images into etching prints.
Lecture and demonstration2:30pm - 4:30pm Power Art Center
Chinese Art Appreciation and Ink Painting Demonstrationby Zhiyuan Cong
The Celebration Party with Performances and Chinese Food5:00pm - 7:00pm Power Art Center
Performances, Chinese music instrument: GUZHENG by Yang Yi Yang Yi is a highly appreciated Guzheng virtuoso, distinguished Guzheng is an educator and frequent lecturer both in China and the USA.
Jazz by the William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble The William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble is one of 25 ensembles that form the core of the internationally known Jazz Studies Program.
September 9, 2009Dr. Arnold Speert, President of William Paterson University, hosts a banquet honoring Margaret Lam and David Yen for their contribution and support for the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University.Margaret Lam and David Yen have donated an initial $150,000 to the University to establish the center on campus over the next two years. The gift will support the University’s Chinese art curriculum, provide students with opportunities to learn Chinese art techniques, and cultivate a deeper understanding between the United States and its Chinese residents.Funding will support several new initiatives including; the Summer Art in China program: courses in Chinese art; classes in traditional techniques such as ink painting and calligraphy; Chinese art exhibits; visiting artists.
Date: December 12, 2008, 5:00pm - 7:30pmLocation: Ben Shahn Art Gallery
For celebrating the success of the Summer Art in China 2008, William Paterson University Study Abroad Program, the program faculty and students host a photo exhibition and book signing at the Ben Shahn Art Gallery of William Paterson University.
Speeches were given by President Arnold Speert, Provost Edward Weil and Dean Raymond Torres-Santos. Program faculty and students shared their program experience with the audience.
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