A painting of two Asian women, one young and one old, on a colorful green, yellow and red background with Chinese and Korean characters.

Mothers and Daughters

Generations of Female Immigrants
12 十一月 2022 - 30 三月 2023
International Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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This exhibition includes seven portraits painted by San Francisco artist Tsungwei Moo. This project honors and acknowledges the contributions and untold stories of female immigrants who came from different parts of the world including Canada, China, Haiti, India, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and Taiwan.

This project was generously funded by a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission and developed in a residency with New Pacific Studio.


Related programs:
Opening Ceremony, Sunday, November 20, 1 p.m., Main Library, Chinese Center.
Portrait drawing workshop with Tsungwei Moo, Saturday, February 181, 2 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room


Banner image: Tsungwei Moo, My Mother Lien Fong, Liu / 我的母親劉蓮芳 (detail), Oil Painting, 42x24 inches, 2022.

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