Barbara Chung Ho offers the Folk Arts of China and Asia, a customized demonstration and/or workshop on the folk art of Chinese knotting and Chinese papercutting.
Barbara Chung Ho was born into a family rich in Chinese tradition and learned Chinese as a second language. She studied the art of papercutting and knotting in Taiwan. She has taught both folk art forms to children from kindergarten through high school. Since 1986, Chung Ho has taught at various locations including the Lyon Arboretum, Honolulu Community College-Seniors Program, the Kaimuki Community Adult Education Center and the TEMARI Center for Asian and Pacific Arts. Most recently she appeared on a one hour television special produced by ‘Olelo and the Kaimuki Community Adult Education Center.
Ho presents a short history, a demonstration of the art, and then invites audience participation. Depending on the size of the audience and their age, most everyone can have an opportunity to create a simple project. Presentation includes hands on component for participation audience.
An hour and a half time slot is required for the program. Maximum of 20 participants. For audience participation, supplies are required or can be provided at a nominal fee.
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