2021 Spring Workshop

Lian Zhen

March 15–18, 2021
 Two to Four Day Workshops Via ZOOM

Lian Quan Zhen is a sought-after watercolor and Chinese painting artist and teacher in the US and abroad. He started sketching and painting in his childhood and continued as a hobby while practicing medicine as a family physician in Canton Province, China. After immigrating to the US  in 1985, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992 and a Master of  Architecture Degree from MIT in 1996.  

His art teaching credentials include at the University of  California at Berkeley where he taught watercolor outdoor sketching for 8 years; watercolor and Chinese painting workshops nationwide in US, and other countries in Europe,  Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, China, South Africa, and Australia. Also, Lian has been an invited juror for California, Colorado, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona, and Kentucky Watercolor Societies’ exhibitions and other local shows.  His paintings are featured in many professional magazines.  Lian’s five books are published by North Light Books and are distributed internationally.



Workshop starts at 10am. (1 hour lunch break at 1pm)
Afternoon session 2pm -5pm.

Option One – take all four days March 15-18, 2021
Members price $365, Non-member $410

Regular Watercolor
Two days: March 15 and 16, 2021
Members $175, Non-members $200

Chinese Watercolor
Two days: March 17 and 18, 2021
Members $210, Non-members $235

After March 1, 2021 (Price increase)
Two-day workshop Member $200,
Non-Member $230
Four Day workshop Member $385,
Non-Member $435




Refunds on cancellations are allowed only during the first 15 days after receipt of registration.

No refunds on cancellations during the 30 days prior to workshop date NO EXCEPTIONS.

Members have 3 options:

1. Cancel registration, a $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from the registration

2. Apply registration paid to another workshop within 1 year; a $25 cancellation fee will be applied

3. Find a member to replace you and get reimbursed by that member

Not a Member?

Save $15 on any workshop by adding the $45 membership fee to the member’s workshop rate.

 Workshop Questions? Contact workshop chair Marilyn Johansen.


Mar 15 - 18 2021




Marilyn Johansen
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