visit our online courses when in-person workshops, shows and demos are on hold

We will publish a new schedule when we may safely gather in groups again.

Live Demo and Workshop

via Zoom

How much water should my brush have?

  • Saturday, March 13, 2021, 2 - 2:30 pm (ET)

  • Exclusive to enrolled students in Joan Lok Art Course.

Sumi-e Roses using Opaque White

  • Saturday, March 20, 2021 1:35 - 2:45 pm (ET)

  • Live Painting Demonstration for the Sumi-e Society National Capital Area Chapter in Greater Washington, DC

Lotus in Refined Brushstrokes & Tarashikomi 

  • Monday, march 29, 2021 , 12 noon - 3:30 pm

  • Live Workshop for the Sumi-e Society Sarasota  Chapter in Florida

Sumi-e Demonstration

  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 11 am - 12:30 pm (ET)

  • Live Painting Demonstration for the Sumi-e Society Ming Chiao Chapter in Minnesota 

Online Art Courses

Best continuous online art courses on sumi-e art available in the market.  Click above button to open. 

  • Unlimited access to course materials for 2 years,

  • Step-by-Step instruction on brushwork,

  • Critique of up to 3 artwork per course,

  • Monthly Live Chat with enrolled students,

  • Social Zoom events building artist community,


Joan Lok Art Online Course

Available Topics:

  • Roses

  • Poppies & Tulip

  • Sunflowers

  • Poinsettia

  • Narcissus & Daffodils

  • Goldfish 

  • Panda & Baby Cub

  • Po Mo - Splash Ink on Rice Paper

  • Po Mo - Splash Color on Metallic Boards

  • Crinkling Paper for Watercolor & Sumi-e

  • Mountains & Rocks - Sumi-e Landscape Fundamentals

New topics added frequently.


Visionary Women: 2021 Theme - Women in Leadership 

Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, MD 21045, 410-730-0075

In-person gallery visit by appointment

Online Exhibition:

Sumi-e Society of America 59th Annual Juried Exhibition

Online at sumi-e  from Sept 2021 through August 2022

NASA-ESA-CSA James Webb Space Telescope Launch Art Exhibition

To celebrate the historic launch on Oct 31, 2021 from Guiana Space Center.  

Online and In-Person Exhibition being planned in New York City.  More info to come.