Friends of Taka Sumi-e

 
 
                                                                                                       

Friends of Taka Sumi-e

Affiliate of San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation, Inc., Balboa Park


Friends of Taka Sumi-e is an art-based society in San Diego, California, dedicated to studying and sharing the art of Japanese style sumi-e brush painting. The society was founded in 2002 and currently has more than 100 members.


The society’s founder and guiding light is Takashi Ryuho Ijichi, long-time San Diego Community College art instructor and a leading figure in  San Diego’s Japanese cultural community.  The society hosts an annual Art Show & Exhibition. The 12th annual show, with a theme of Year of the Horse, was held March 29 and 30, 2014.


TO JOIN THE SOCIETY, CLICK HERE


FALL CLASS DATES

Sensei Takashi Ijichi returns for the fall semester! The fall semester started Tuesday, Sept. 2. The semester ends January 24. All class are at the same locations and times, with the exception of the Tuesday, University City class. The Tuesday class is moving to the North University Community Library Branch, 8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. This branch is just off Nobel Drive near the 805 freeway. The time remains the same, 12:30 to 3:30 pm.


SAN DIEGO CONTINUING EDUCATION FALL SEMESTER HOLIDAY/BREAKS:

11/11 Veteran’s Day

11/24-11/28 Thanksgiving

12/18-01/03/15 Winter break

01/19 Martin Luther King Day


NOTE: Thursday classes at Jewish Community Center (JCC) Jewish holidays and Book Fair closure dates:

The JCC will be closed on the following Thursdays:  Sept. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, and Nov. 13. The Thursday class will instead meet at the North University Community Library Branch, 8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. This branch is just off Nobel Drive near the 805 freeway. Class times remain the same, 12:15 to 3:15 pm.


For a list of lesson subjects and the fall holiday schedule, click HERE.


SATURDAY WORKSHOP MEETINGS RESUME!!

The next Friends of Taka Saturday workshop meeting is October 4, Zen Animal Painting, with Sensei Ryu-E Edna Harper, Room 104, Casa del Prado, 9 am to 11:30 am. Click HERE for more information on our monthly workshop meetings.


TUESDAY PAINTERS

Plein air painting sessions will meet the 1st, 3rd, 4th and any 5th Tuesdays of each month from 9 am until noon. If you'd like to join in with the Tuesday Painters, contact Gaye Lingley takasumiesociety@gmail.com.  Any suggestions as to places to paint are appreciated. This is a great way to expand artistic horizons and sumi-e really lends itself to the out-of-doors.


MASHI PAPER AND DOSA INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE

Over the summer Takashi demonstrated making mashi paper and dosa solution. For a tutorial click HERE


SENSEI TAKASHI IJICHI HAS PUBLISHED A NEW BOOK, “SUMI-E BY RYUHO.” TO LEARN MORE,  CLICK HERE


                                    FOT favorite link:

                                     Balboa Park’s Japanese Friendship Garden

                                     A student membership is only $15 annually

                                     and includes reciprocal admission to American

                                     Horticultural Society member gardens nationwide

                                     and in Canada, including the San Diego Botanic

                                     Garden in Encinitas.


TO CONTACT FRIENDS OF TAKA SUMI-E email

        takasumiesociety@gmail.com or call 619-550-1400.


Friends of Taka Sumi-e is an affiliate of the San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation Inc.,

Balboa Park, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization


VISIT US ON FACE BOOK AT FRIENDS OF TAKA SUMI-E


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permission of the artists. All rights reserved.

 

Fireflies by Sensei Takashi Ijichi