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October 6: Yvonne Wolf presents East Asian Gardens

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by Deb Anderson   3 Comments | Posted in Art Demo
Yvonne Wolf

We welcome Yvonne Wolf to give an online presentation Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. All are invited to use this zoom link to attend! Yvonne Wolf gives a short background on the aesthetics of the Japanese and the Chinese gardens. Find out the Confucian symbolism expressed in gardens and how they are used to relieve stress and cultivate inner peace. The artistic introduction will focus on 5 specific plants and trees.

East Asian Garden

Willow trees in East Asian Garden

Educator Yvonne Wolf specializes in bringing an element of Chinese culture to a relatable understanding. She taught Chinese language and culture at Glenbrook South High School and offered interactive lessons at International Festivals. She has given presentations at libraries, museums, and community centers. She is a member of Sumi-e Midwest.

Note: the GAL will be holding a brief all-members meeting before Yvonne’s talk begins.

3 Responses to "October 6: Yvonne Wolf presents East Asian Gardens"

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Comment by Sarah Berto
September 29, 2020 8:22 pm

I’m really excited and looking forward to learning about these gardens Yvonne. You know how much I love gardening and I can’t wait to learn and hear about your passion for these gardens.

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Comment by Mary Kay Bueltmann
September 30, 2020 1:09 pm

Will Yvonne’s presentation be on utube to watch later?

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Comment by Deb Anderson
October 4, 2020 3:36 pm

Thanks for your question. As far as I know the presentation will not be recorded. I’ll reply back if I find out differently.


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