Friday, April 19 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
Palm Springs Art Museum, Artist Council Center
101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
5-Day, April 15-19, Monday-Friday
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advance
Kwok Wai Lau is a painter and instructor who is known for helping intermediate to advanced artists develop their unique style. Kwok Lau's exceptional visual knowledge and uncomplicated teaching style guides students with individualized instruction through concepts and techniques ranging from abstraction to realism, and in a variety of mediums. His instruction in watercolor, acrylic, oil, and collage includes demonstrations, discussion and assignments. He will inspire new perspectives, understandings and accomplishments. Kwok Wai Lau invites you to bring your own supplies, a few blank canvases and whatever projects you are working on.
Kwok Wai Lau was on the faculty of the International Art School in Hong Kong. He was a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, attending in the 1950s with fellow students such as Claes Oldenburg, H.C. Westermann, and Leroy Neiman. Lau was also a guest lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has taught and inspired students in the Chicago North Shore, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Palm Springs areas. His own work ranges from classical realism to abstraction and has been shown worldwide. Lau was the recipient of the prestigious Pauline Palmer Prize from the Art Institute of Chicago.