About Patricia Larkin Green 

Patricia Larkin Green moved to Chicago in the ‘80s on a scholastic internship from the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce. She is a 1998 graduate of the University of Minnesota, with a BA in Intercultural Communications. While a student at the University of MN she traveled on scholarship to Greece and France to conduct research on Greek National Poet Angelo Sikelianos. She later earned a Certificate in Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2001. In 2011 she founded OpenWall Chicago, an exhibition space in the 47th Ward. In 2022 she was awarded the designation of Koshi 高士  from Genshin-kai (The Japanese Calligraphy Association in Japan). She is an active member of the Sumi-e Society of America and the International Chinese Calligraphy Art and Painting Society, serving as the North America Exhibition Coordinator.
Larkin Green has won many awards for her work including the prestigious “Special Cultural Award ” 特別文化功労賞: from China New Ink Painting Institute Art Museum, Beijing, China “ICCPS (International Chinese Calligraphic Art and Ink Painting Society)”, for “No Wind” 無風 中国国際展 受賞者. Patricia’s work has been the subject of solo and two person exhibitions in the United States and has exhibited throughout the United States, and in Australia, China and Japan. Larkin Green was invited to paint with Ponce Studios (founded by Chicago-based artist, Ann Ponce) in 2006. She has been featured in numerous publications, including The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Reader, Gapers Block, Hyperallergic and a Pioneer Press publication, and has been a panelist for Chicago Creative Expo. She has participated in interviews on WTTW Chicago Tonight, WCRX, The Process and Pop Up Research Station. In 2014 she was a featured artist on the web series Our Cultural Center.
Currently Larkin Green teaches sumi-e (Asian ink painting) at The Japanese Culture Center and Japanese Arts Foundation. Proceeds from her work (including sales from artwork, Sumi-e workshops, Big Brush performances, curatorial projects and speaking engagements) benefit The Japanese Arts Foundation (click here to make a donation).

International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Artists Society
(ICCPS) 國際中國書法國畫家協會

Patricia Larkin Green was invited and inducted as a premiere member of the International Chinese Calligraphic Art and Ink Painters Society, serving as the North America Exhibition Coordinator.

This international sumi-e society is made up of artists with different backgrounds and styles from the United States, Canada, Japan, China, France, Netherlands, Germany, Argentina, Poland, Spain, Russia, Croatia and Australia.

The branches of this international society are:

ICCPS- Japan

ICCPS- China

ICCPS- North America

ICCPS- France

ICCPS- Russia

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