Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region
April 7 - August 12, 2018
Journey through Shaanxi Province, one of the cradles of Chinese civilization, through folk paintings and artifacts of rural China that depict a vital and charming national spirit. The 25 paintings and 14 artifacts in this exhibition reveal a humanity that aids us in understanding people half a world away. Festivals, parades, the harvest, village traditions, farm animals, seasons, kitchen work, and children are celebrated in vibrant paintings. Artifacts offer rare and valuable insight into traditional Shaanxi customs, and range from children's clothes and toys to New Year's prints and household items.
The exhibition was organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance, and supported by the Joy Light East Asian Art Acquisition Fund.