ASSCE Demo info
ACTFL 2017 Conference venue: Convention Center, Nashville, TN
Time & Date: Friday & Saturday, November 17&18, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Demo location: Conference Exhibition Center Tuttle Publishing Booth#834
Demo-calligrapher: John Wang; Demo director: Jasmine Tang.
Booth Manager: Mike Page
Madeline Chu, Yeafen Chen, Huiwen Hi, Yu Li, Jasmine Tang, John Wang
At the invitation of Tuttle Publishing, ASSCE members including Bertrand Mao will perform shufa demos at the publisher’s booth (#1620). Mr. Mike Page, Digital Marketing Manager and Academic Sales Manager, Tuttle Publishing, calls this event a “wonderful opportunity for education and cultural understanding.”
Bertrand Mao is an accomplished artist and recognized master of calligraphy, a respected and renowned educator, gallery owner and author. He is founding member of the CEG (Calligraphy Education Group), which has eventually evolved into ASSCE today. He has been practicing Chinese calligraphy and painting for more than sixty years. A graduate of Georgetown Law School in 1965, he devoted his lifelong passion for China calligraphy and painting upon retirement to teaching these two arts at University of Maryland, American University, and Montgomery College in Rockville, MD. He is currently an artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts in Rockville, MD. He has demonstrated and lectured widely at universities, libraries, art museums, and government institutions in the greater Washington, D.C. area and across the country. He has exhibited his artwork in solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Taiwan, India, and China.
November 18-20, 2016
Nov. 27, 2015 - At Dr. Minru Li's popular calligraphy course at the Ohio State University this semester, students present their creative group projects.
Nov. 21, 2015 - Professor Helen Shen of the Department of Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Iowa now offers a new course “Chinese character writing and calligraphy" every Spring.
On March 3, 2015, Professor of Guangxi Art Institute and calligrapher Dr. Tang Kaizhi (唐楷之) visited Emory University. During his visit, Dr. Tang gave a public lecture entitled “Shu Not Shu: Interpreting Modern Chinese Calligraphy,” and conducted a Chinese calligraphy workshop for Emory undergraduate students taking the course “Chinese Writing Systems in Asia” taught by Dr. Yu Li.
Dr. Tang is Professor and Chair of the Calligraphy Department, Guangxi Art Institute, and Research Associate at the Modern Calligraphy Research Institute, China Academy of Fine Arts.
On November 12, 2014, the 2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition was held at the Peony Ballroom, Queens Crossing in Flushing, New York. Mr. John S. C. Wang, executive board member of the ASSCE, participated in the exhibition.
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