Friends of Sumi-e Information
Friends of Sumi-e painting group is created with the merger of two Japanese brush painting groups in 2023, Washu-Kai and Taka Sumi-e Society.
Benefits of joining Friends of Sumi-e
Workshops, museum field trips, outdoor field trips to sketch and paint in nature, potlucks, holiday parties, and two annual art shows at San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park are just some of the opportunities students have to expand their knowledge of sumi-e and to enjoy socializing with fellow students.
For NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERS, Click here to view the 2023 Membership Registration Form.pdf
Annual Membership Fee Deadline
Our 2023 membership, which runs from October to the following June 30th is only $10. This shorter time and lower fee is to accommodate the merger of Taka Sumi-e and Washu Kai painting groups. To join or renew your membership, complete the Membership Registration Form above and mail the form and your check to:
2966 Ducommun Avenue
San Diego, CA 92122
Kathy McMillen & Alice Rogow, President
Sue Landers & Margie Johnson, Vice President
Stella Ting & Margie Keiko Kitano, Treasurer
Secretary, Gaye Lingley (Newsletter)
Stella Ting, Membership
Chistina Matchett, Workshop Coordinator
Iris Lowe, Communication Coordinator
Joe Cross, Photographer & Newsletter
Ron Lingley, Webmaster
Sarah Barnes, Hospitality
In order for Friends of Sumi-e to continue to be a successful society, we need everyone to get involved.
Members can work together as co-chairs/team.
The board welcomes you to be a part of a great team.
Please notify Gaye Lingley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in nominating someone (yourself, perhaps) or have further questions regarding the responsibilities of the positions.