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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 70 members.

For more information on the society, Click HERE.

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.  With the semi-retirement of Sensei Takashi in 2017, our San Diego Community College teachers are Iris Lowe-Reiss and Michiyo Kirkpatrick.

Friends of Taka Sumi-e

Paintings by Taka Sumi-e Society's Shi Han Students

Society News

​SPRING CLASSES

San Diego Community College Continuing Education Spring semester begins January 28, 2019 and ends June 7, 2019.

Click HERE for class dates, times locations for each instructor's classes.

 
2019 ANNUAL FOT ART SHOW DATES

"THE YEAR OF THE PIG"

Set up: March 22,

Show: Saturday and Sunday March 23 and 24.  

Click HERE for more details.

 
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Workshops are held on the first Saturday of each month. 

Click HERE to access the 2019 Workshop Schedule, located at the bottom of the Workshops and Meetings screen.

TUESDAY PAINTERS

Tuesday Painters is a group of FOT members and sumi-e students who meet to paint outdoors.  The informal group meets 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

Click HERE for more details.

KINU-E KAI SILK PAINTING

Kinu-e Kai is the Friends of Taka Sumi-e silk painting group.  The groups meets monthly at Leucadia Pizza in University City (near the Costa Verde and UTC shopping centers).  If you have questions contact Stephanie Mast, finmanhamster01@yahoo.com

Click HERE for more details.

To contact Friends of Taka Sumi-e email takasumiesociety@gmail.com or call 619-550-1400.

 

Visit our Facebook Group: Friends of Taka Sumi-e

 

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 http://www.sdbgf.org

1650 El Prado, Casa Del Prado in San Diego
Balboa Park E-mail : sdbgf@nethere.com

 

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