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Brush Painting Workshops


Learn Asian Brush Painting with the Oriental Brush Artists Guild

The Oriental Brush Artists Guild meets at the Hammond Museum on the third Tuesday of the month in fall and spring and offers an opportunity for hands-on learning of Asian brush painting with some of the finest masters of brush painting in the tri-state area. Below are dates and information about this fall’s workshops.

Newcomers are invited to experience a first demo and workshop free of charge. Please see for more information.

Fees per class:

$35. Members of Hammond Museum

$45. Non members.



All workshops are for beginners and advanced students.

Demonstrations at 11:30 am are free to the public.


For Reservations, call Lorraine Laken (914) 669-5033

or e-mail

September 26, 2017

Instructor: Zhi Fang (Frank) Liao

Subject: Chrysanthemums in the Lignan Style


Demo: 11:30 - 1:00

Workshop: 1:30 - 4:00

Master of the colorful southern Chinese style of painting known as Ling-nan, Zhi Fang Liao is an award-winning artist listed in Who’s Who in American Art. Watching him paint is magical, and it is a privilege to learn from him.

October 17, 2017

Instructor: Judith Giguere


Subject: An introductory class in Chinese brush painting:


Orchid and Bamboo Demo: 11:30 - 1:00pm

Workshop: 1:30 - 4:00pm


Dedicated to the traditional artistic techniques of ancient China, and known as an excellent teacher, Ms. Giguere is a patient and encouraging instructor. Her work is a delight to anyone who enjoys experiencing nature’s serenity through the study of this unique and ancient art form.

November 21, 2017

Instructor: Polly Chan


Subject: An Introduction to Chinese landscape painting


Demo: 11:30 - 1:00pm

Workshop: 1:30 - 4:00pm


Adept at both the detailed and spontaneous styles of Chinese painting, Ms. Chan’s subject matter ranges from flowers and birds to figures and landscapes. She is an excellent and inspiring teacher.




This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the 

support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Funding for exhibits and programs made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government. Additional funding provided by the JCC Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. and M & T Bank

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