Currently, American Buddhist Study Center are featuring artists from the ABSC 70th Anniversary Art Auction; Auguste Elder, Ken Horii, and Pascale Patris.
Auguste Elder studied pottery independently in Philadelphia, Paris, and New York City and has been working for more than 29-years in and around New York City. He has been a visiting artist at Salem Art Works (SAW) since 2015. His pottery is in the permanent collections of the New York Public Library and The American Buddhist Study Center. Elder and his wife Lisa Chan co-founded “Cha Bay Fine Teas & Rough Wares”. He teaches art full time at The Calhoun School in Manhattan, NY, and is represented by Cavin-Morris Gallery in Chelsea, NYC.
Ken Horii is a professor emeritus of Spatial Dynamics in the Experimental and Foundation Studies Division at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. His work has been exhibited nationally- in New England, New York, and Chicago in commercial and academic galleries and corporate spaces, and in special exhibitions in South Korea and forthcoming in China. His work is in corporate, museum, and private collections in Chicago, Boston, and New York.
Parisian originally, and NYC resident since the mid-1980s, Pascale Patris paintings bring minimalist thought colorist expression to watercolors, between brush stroke and meditative inspiration. Currently and for the past many years, Pascale is working as Objects Conservator for works of art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.