Exhibibition and Classes at BDK America
At BDK America we are honored to be able to host two exciting events celebrating the art of Japanese embroidery:
- The Exhibition: Painting with Threads: The Exquisite Art of Japanese Embroidery, a display of Japanese embroidery by top artists from California and Hawaii.
- The Class: Painting with Threads: The Art of Japanese Embroidery, a series of four sessions for those interested in learning how to create their own paintings with threads.
Details and flyers on these events follow:
Painting with Threads: The Exquisite Art of Japanese Embroidery, features embroidery artists from Hawaii and California, and runs for five days only, from Monday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
Opening Day Tea Ceremony. Guests are invited to join us for our opening day, Monday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. for a tea ceremony demonstration.
BDK America is located at 1675 School Street, Moraga, California, provides off-street parking, and is ADA compliant. For more information, please call us at 925-388-0067 or email us at webmaster at bdkamerica dot org..
Lynda Fu, certified instructor of the Japanese Embroidery Center of America (Atlanta), will be represented in part by the masterpiece, Geisha Walking Dog, with thousands of hand stitches using silk threads.
Painting with Threads: The Art of Japanese Embroidery, is a four-part course under the guidance of certified instructor Lynda Fu. Certified by the Japanese Embroidery Center of America, Lynda will introduce the basics of Japanese embroidery in this four-session class, at the end of which students will have mastered enough to continue on their own.
The four class sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on four Fridays: October 23, 30 & November 13, 20, 2015. Note that there will be no class on Friday, November 6.
All classes are held at the BDK America facility at 1675 School Street, Moraga California. Off-street parking is provided; the facility is ADA compliant.
To register, please contact Bay-area embroidery artist Lynda Fu directly at (416) 666-3438 or shishumama at aol dot com. Materials and Class Fees. Equipment and materials for the course are $300. Class fees are $20 per class.
Interested parties may also contact BDK America for more information, at (925) 388-0067 or webmaster at bdkamerica dot org.