On Thursday June 13, 2019, Mayor Chuck Bennett
and the City of Salem will welcome Master Li, Wu-jiu of Beijing, China to Salem with a warm reception from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Salem Convention Center. This event is free and open to the public. Master Li will provide an inspiring demonstration of his Chinese brush painting technique. This will be followed by a painting donation ceremony to Mayor Chuck Bennett and the City of Salem, and a showing of Master Li’s artwork. This event will feature live music, hors d’oeuvres, and international artwork and guests.
Master Li, Wu-jiu is China’s leading contemporary brush painter of horses. In 2014, his paintings were selected to be used for national postage stamps for the Year of the Horse. Master Li has graciously offered to donate one of his original brush paintings to the City of Salem. Mayor Bennett stated, “This is a unique opportunity for Salem’s residents to enjoy a cultural expression of art and community engagement. We are very honored that Master Li is sharing his time and beautiful artwork with the residents of Salem.”
Please join the City of Salem in welcoming Master Li, Wu-jui and colleagues of China to our community. Reasonable accommodation and accessibility services will be provided upon request.