和 花 園 坐 著

June 30th ~ September 24th, 2017

Sitting with the Garden is a collection of site-specific watercolor paintings by Che Min Hsiao, a Taiwanese painter based in Queens. Viewers will experience the beauty of the Queens Botanical Garden filtered through the artists’ memories of nature in Taiwan.

Artist Reception
Sunday, July 9, 2 to 4pm

Framing the View: Watercolor Painting for Beginners
Sunday, July 23, 1 to 3pm • $10 materials fee
Registration required: qbgwaterpainting.eventbrite.com
Try your hand at watercolor painting en plein air with Artist Che Min Hsiao. Participants will create watercolor studies on site. All supplies provided. Admission to the Garden not included in ticket price.

Painting Demonstration
August 18 through 20
As part of Taiwan: A World of Orchids
Watch the artist as he creates site-specific watercolor paintings. Time and location TBD.

The project is made possible (in part) with the support of the 2017 New Work Grant by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.