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Monday, April 4, 2016

Re-Interpretation Exhibition, China

One more moving exhibition has been showing International watercolor painting in many Chinese cities for the last 2 years.
Recently it launched the first "Re-Interpretation 2016: International Contemporary Watercolor Exhibition Tour in China" show recently at Taicang Museum, the upcoming exhibitions will be at Suzhou Ming Gallery of Art from 12th March till 10th April 2016, where they invited 10 foreign artists to attend the opening ceremony with a 5-days watercolor workshop activities, and then the "Re-Interpretation 2016" show will keep going at Bingzhou Art Museum in Shandong province in June 2016, Hai-Shang Art and Cultural Center in Shanghai in August 2016 and so on.

Enclosed are some photos of the opening at Taicang Museum, as well as other exhibitions in the year 2015.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Introducing an Artist - Wang Chao (China)

I met this artist in Nanning last November. He seem to invent a new visual language in watercolor. Let us see his innovative works.

 Wang Chao (China)

 Wang Chao (China)

 Wang Chao (China)

 Wang Chao (China)

 Wang Chao (China)
Wang Chao (China)
 Wang Chao (China)

 Wang Chao (China)

Wang Chao (China)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Workshop with Sterkhov In Helsinki

Painting aquarelles of THE BEAUTIFUL HELSINKI with Konstantin Sterkhov April, 21st and 25th

 K. Sterkhov. Helsinki.

 K. Sterkhov. Helsinki.

K. Sterkhov. Helsinki.

Konstantin will have a demo in aquarel painting in Galleri AKVART, Humalistonkau 1, Helsinki, Finland on Thurday the 21st April, 2016 at 5.30 p.m. ( about 2 hours) Please sign for the course by e-mail to, because of limited participating. Konstantin Sterkhov pitää demon AKVART Galleriassa, Humalistonkatu 1, Helsinki torstaina 21. huhtikuuta klo 17.30. Ilmoittautuminen Osallistujamäärä rajoitettu.
You can also join the Master Class on Monday 25th April starting at 10 a.m. at Galleri AKVART. We finish at abt 3 p.m. A coffebreak abt noon. The fee is 25 e. Please sign for the class by e-mail to The painting theme is THE BEAUTIFUL HELSINKI. Teemana KAUNIS HELSINKI, Konstantin pitää galleria AKVARTISSA laajemman maalauskurssin maanantaina 25. huhtikuuta klo 10 - 15, (kahvitauko). Kurssimaksu 25 e, maksetaan paikan päällä. Ota maalaustarvikkeet mukaan. Ilmoittautuminen

You can buy Daniel Smith watercolors and Roubloff brushes on both events at galleri AKVART.
Daniel Smith akvarellivärejä ja siveltimiä voit ostaa AKVART galleriasta molemmilla kursseilla.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Sterkhov Interview on Chinese TV

Hello my friends,

here is my interview on Guangxi TV in China. I am sorry for all kind of inperfections in my English that is not my native language.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Nanning Painting Trip

What a shame I am only now going to share my impressions of the trip to Nanning, China last November! It was a great exhibition Happy Melody held already 4th time with different artists. We had a most remarcable painting trip after the show.

No words, only photos! Sorry that I post them too randomly:)

 Liu Yi, Konstantin Sterkhov and Loh Kong Yaw (Re-Interpretation)

 Openning of the exhibition

 On the way to a distant village

 Alvaro Castagnet, Joseph Zbukvic and John Salminen

 Konstantin Sterkhov, Andy and Laura Evansen

 Too Slavs bored at the conference - Konstantin Sterkhov and Joseph Zbukvic

 Artists` meeting - some words to young generation

 Painting from the balcony K.Sterkhov

 Painting on location - K.Sterkhov

 Joseph Zbukvic on location

 Traditional village food including grass hoppers

 Karaoke for watercolorists for audience about 300 people

 Z on location sorrounded by Chinese students

 Alvaro painting live at the hotel lobby

 K.Sterkhov on location

 From A to Z. Two great watercolorists on the way to a new location.

 Alvaro art supplies shopping

 Zbukvic and Castagnet

Watercolor team - Zhan Xiaoshang, Stanislaw Zoladz, Andy Evansen, 
Joseph Zbukvic, Alvaro Castagnet, Konstantin Sterkhov

 Rick Huang and Konstantin Sterkhov

 After the openning

 Stanislaw and Elisabeth Zoladz
 View from the window

 In the village
 Rural scenary

Buddist temple
 John Salminen

 John Salminen and Alvaro Castagnet