Chinese Artists Liu Jun Gang Visits Urbana Conference
Internationally known Chinese watercolor artist Liu Jun Gang, of Beijing, China, will visit Urbana April 12-13 as part of the 2014 Illinois Sister Cities Association Annual Meeting held in Urbana at the Urbana Landmark Hotel.
Mr. Liu, who has been showing works at an exhibition at the John David Mooney Gallery in Chicago, was visited last July at his home in Beijing by Mayor Laurel Prussing and five “citizen diplomats” making their first Sister Cities partnership visit to Haizhu District, Guangzhou City, People’s Republic of China.
Artist Liu will give a slide lecture on his recent landscape paintings and will be available to meet at a ‘Wine & View” reception at the Urbana Landmark Hotel from 6 to 7 p.m. The Urbana Landmark Hotel is located at 210 S. Race St. in Urbana.