See work by Maihwa ‘Frances’ Li & Jiyu Yang on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden through January, 2018
Lan Su hosts several artists each year, from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to contemporary work, each show offers a new experience of Lan Su Yuan.
Maihwa ‘Frances’ Li was born in Shanghai and raised in Taiwan, where she studied with several watercolor masters. She specialized in numerous subjects such as bamboo, flowers, birds, and landscapes. Since relocating to the US in 1970, Frances has exhibited her work at various shows and galleries. She has taught Chinese watercolor for over 30 years.
Dr. Jiyu Yang received his doctorate degree of education from The University of Northern Iowa. Currently he teaches music, and leads the Orchids and Bamboo Ensemble in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Yang also serves as Head of the Wisdom Arts Academy and is one of the standing directors of the Oregon Chinese Art Association. He is frequently invited to lecture on Chinese art, music, calligraphy and poetry at the universities and colleges in Portland and South Washington State. He is a multi-talented Chinese scholar in the United States. He is an excellent Chinese musician, calligrapher and brush painter.
Art on display is available for purchase through the Garden Shop. Lan Su members receive 10% off art purchases. For more information or assistance please email or call 503.228.8131 ext. 1028.
Art on display is available for purchase through the Garden Shop. Lan Su members receive 10% off art purchases.
For more information or assistance please email or call 503.228.8131 ext. 1028.
Art exhibitions at Lan Su Chinese Garden are supported in part by
As a member, you and a guest may visit as frequently as you like. Enjoy discounts on Lantern Viewing tickets and other special events, discounts in the Teahouse and Garden Shop plus so much more.
Lan Su Chinese Garden is pleased to offer an Artist Membership Addendum for photographers and artists—professional and amateur alike. This yearly membership provides benefits created specifically for artists including additional access to Lan Su, the ability to sell photos and paintings of the garden and invitations to events tailored for an artist.
Lan Su Chinese Garden invites artists working in all mediums to submit images for review for public exhibition in the garden. Exhibitions run generally one-to-two months in one or more of the enclosed pavilions within the garden. Of particular interest are works from Portland-area artists with botanical and Chinese cultural themes although all manner of subjects will be considered. Please include a brief biography stating work mediums and inspirations, any recent and relevant links to your work (website, social media, etc.), as well as details about size, format, and, if possible, retail gallery price ranges of the bulk of your work. If selected, agreements will be entered into for exhibition sales on a commission basis. Review of images begins immediately upon receipt.
The call for submissions is currently closed for the 2018 calendar year. The call for submissions for the 2019 calendar year will open January 1, 2018. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org; no calls or drop-ins please.
Lan Su Chinese Garden, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, serves approximately 150,000 visitors annually. The Mission of Lan Su Chinese Garden is to cultivate an oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony, to inspire, engage and educate our global community in the appreciation of a richly authentic Chinese culture.
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
Call Us: 503.228.8131
Lan Su Chinese Garden
220 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, Oregon 97209
Members, donors and visitors help keep Lan Su healthy and growing. Lan Su is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations and memberships are tax deductible.