Lucy Arai, 57, became enthralled with ink art while she was experimenting with her calligraphy brushes, sumi ink and handmade paper. Now she sees ink as a medium of art that tells the story of a movement that has inspired her for decades.
“Exhibiting art in ink by Asian-Americans and Asians in America juxtaposes the singularly most distinctive artistic and literary tradition of Asia with the altering Euro-centric heritage of America. East meets West and they are no longer isolated, nor are they mutually exclusive,” Arai said.
SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery is one of
Article source: http://www.goldengatexpress.org/2013/03/14/the-moment-for-ink/