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Chi Zhang – (Chinese Brush Painting)

  • Chinese brush painting artist, based in Scotland
  • Teaching in Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh University since 2008
  • Exhibited in the National Gallery of Scotland in 2012 and 2013
  • Provided the calligraphy frontispieces for all the translated poems in ‘Selected Poems by Robert Burns in Chinese Translation’ (Edinburgh University Press, 2010)
  • Chi was one of the featured artists in Sky Arts Landscape artist of the Year 2015

Chinese Brush Painting appeals to both artists and non-artists. It employs a sensitivity of technique along with a philosophical approach to mark-making, and is a very enjoyable creative discipline in its own right. Chi is a celebrated practitioner of this art form that dates back 6,000 years.

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“Excellent tutoring – very clear demonstrating and explaining. Very helpful individually. Really enjoyed it.”
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“Brilliant. Excellent tuition, materials and encouragement.”

Upcoming Courses

May 2018


May 8th at 18:30 to May 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Extend creativity and be guided by an expert in a traditional craft reflecting both philosophy and tradition. Learn brush techniques, paint trees & mountains. No experience, not even art, required! Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) Residential: £251 Non-residential: £184 inc. all materials

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