TAsian Heritage Awards features world renowned calligrapher
World renowned calligrapher Bin Zhou, whose work has been featured at the United Nations, will demonstrate his art at the Tenth Annual Asian Heritage Awards Sept. 14, 2013 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina, 333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego.
Guests attending the function will have an opportunity to watch as he creates several works of art on silk that will be auctioned off during the program. A special area will be set aside in the reception area outside the ballroom where the gala will be held. Professor Zhou is following up an appearance at last year’s Asian Heritage Awards, where three of his pieces were auctioned.
The event this year will honor UCSD Chancellor Pradep Khosla, philanthropist Dennis Avery and achievement in 11 categories ranging from entrepreneurship to technology during what has been called “the largest and most glamorous event for the Asian community” in Southern California. To reserve a seat or table, sponsor any part of the event or for additional information, go to http://www.asianheritageawards.com/reserve-
In 2012, as a visiting scholar at New York University, Professor Zhou was invited by the U.N. to be a guest speaker at its annual Chinese Day event, attended by many distinguished delegates, including Secretary-
Born in Shanghai, China, he received his Ph. D. degree in Chinese Language and Literature at East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai; he then completed his post-
Professor Zhou had also produced many publications, among them A Study on Ruan Yuan’s Calligraphic Theory, A Study on the Variants in Dongba Characters, and Follow Prof. Zhou Bin to Learn Calligraphy (VCD). He is also recipient of the Xie Yaliu Calligraphic Art Nomination Award, one of the top honors in Calligraphy art in China, and his contributions have been recognized and awarded by the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation and the China Ministry of Education as a “New Century’s Outstanding Talent.”