Local Artist to hold One-person Art Exhibition - "Nature's Journey"

Arts and Entertainment

October 2, 2015


Darlene Kaplan will exhibit over 60 of her original oriental brush paintings in a one-person art exhibition from October 1, 2015 till Jan 2, 2016, at River Farm (American Horticultural Society), 7931 East Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, VA 22308. Meet the artist opening reception is Sunday,November 15, from 1-4 PM. This event is free and open to the public.

Kaplan's technical mastery of oriental brush painting has gained her national and international recognition. She is anaward winning artist, instructor, and owner and CEO of Soft Brush Studio inVA. Kaplan has exhibited in many soloand group exhibitions. She has been published in local newspapers, artmagazines, and has been featured on local television on two different networks demonstrating her art.   

Oriental brush painting can be traced all the way back to 5000B.C.  This type of art is all about creating beautiful strokes while keeping the subject spontaneous. This type of art is very serene. Kaplan's paintings are on acid free ricepaper using Chinese mineral colors (which are water based permanent colors) andink.  All of her paintings are original's, no prints or Giclee prints.

For more information go online at www.darlenekaplan.com or call 703-922-4175