“Seeing The West Through Eastern Eyes”
November 3 @ 6:00 pm - November 24 @ 5:00 pm
This exhibition starts November 3rd and runs through November 24th
Hai-Ou Hou (pronounced “Hi-Oh How”) was born in Beijing China. She received a B.A. from the Central Institue of Fine Art and Design in Beijing, China. After graduating Hai-Ou Hou taught at Hu Bei Fine Art Institute in Wu Han, China. Following her immigration to the United States, she received her Masters degree in Fine Arts from Towson State University. She has taught painting and design at the Hubei Fine Art Institue in Wu Han, China, and is the owner and director of the Chesapeake Fine Art Studio in Stevensville, MD.
Hai-Ou has received numerous awards and acknowledgments for her landscape, and figurative oil paintings including 2nd Place at the prestigious Plein Air Easton 2017. Also a portrait artist, she designed a unique portrait style called Passport Portraits incorporating documents, seals, and personal memorabilia painted into the portrait to tell that person’s story of their journey to America. An award-winning plein air painter, she has traveled to plein air events from California to the East Coast.
Hai-Ou is a signature member in both the American Impressionist Society and the Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association. She is a member of the Portrait Society of America and the Washington Society of Landscape Painters.
First Friday Opening on November 3rd from 6-8pm
Live music will be provided by: Louis Vangieri
Come and enjoy the versatile sounds of acoustic-guitarist/instrumentalist Louis C. Vangieri aka The LCV Project. He performs a blend of folk, country swing, pop-rocker, traditional, soft jazz, peaceful new age, classical, nostalgia and well written original works.
Free and open to the public.
Beer and wine cash bar. Paninis for purchase.