Join us as Christopher Dewees presents his book, A Life Among Fishes: The Art of Gyotaku, sharing a half century of printing fish and shellfish to full color. We will follow Chris's evolution from being exposed and fascinated by gyotaku as a graduate student, to his status now as an internationally recognized master in the field.
Chris Dewees has had a passion for fish since childhood. He is currently Marine Fisheries Specialist, Emeritus at the University of California, Davis. Since 1968, he has honed his skills in Japanese fish printing (gyotaku). His works have been featured in many individual and group exhibitions around the world.
Ticket includes: 5:30 PM: Reception with appetizers and one drink (beer, wine, soda); 6:30 PM: Program which will include book reading, live demonstration, and a Q&A with the author.