Day: June 11, 2022


Japanese Canadian artist Kellen Hatanaka tackles challenges of id and the Asian Canadian practical experience by way of a multidisciplinary practice consisting of painting and sculpture. His most the latest get the job done centres around the story of the Vancouver Asahi baseball team which emerged from humble beginnings in 1914 and ended up lively until 1941 when they have been disbanded owing to the forced removal of Canadians of Japanese ancestry from coastal British Columbia next situations of the 2nd Entire world War. The loss of the Asahi was a reduction of Japanese Canadian identification and a symbol of hope for equality and belonging. For Hatanaka, the rise and drop of the workforce serves as a potent metaphor for the reduction of satisfaction, identity, and culture seasoned by quite a few Japanese Canadians:

“The Japanese Canadian Internment Era has experienced enduring results on long term generations. As a yonsei

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Artful Weekend May 7-8 – The Art League

Welcome to Suave Weekend, our manual to entertaining and attention-grabbing means to enjoy art in person or almost.


This weekend: The Ikebana Biennial and a Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective at the League Mike McSorely and Tanya Roland at the Arts Club of Washington Tadaima and Might Flowers at Artists & Makers Studio and Drips, Lines, Splatters, and Splash: A Celebration of the Washington Shade University at Del Ray Artisans.



Ikebana Biennial

We are delighted to welcome back again the Washington, D.C. department of The Sogetsu University for our 19th Biannual Ikebana show. Ikebana is a Japanese artwork sort of sculptural flower arranging that emphasizes the integration of flower and vessel. This year’s show will be on view Could 5–8.  Arrive for a floral arrangement demonstration on Saturday, May possibly 7, from 2 – 3 p.m., and keep for the reception just after!



Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective

“Peonies in Glory” by Jackie

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