The Blue Heron Chapter of the Sumi-e Society of America, Inc., is a non-profit educational
organization founded in 1988 to:
~ foster and encourage an appreciation of East Asian brush painting
techniques through workshops, lectures and exhibitions
~ to serve as a cultural bridge between East and West, and
~ furnish information to all persons who wish to learn about this art.
Membership is open to all painters and non-painters interested in this art.
Please visit our gallery page to see the many beautiful paintings created by our members.
The Blue Heron Chapter membership extends throughout the Hampton Roads area of Southeastern Virginia
to include Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and surrounding areas.