September 24, 2019
October Art Show: Yawen Chien

October 1 – 30
San Francisco Zen Center Art Lounge
300 Page Street, SF 94102
Reception: TBA (October 4 date has been canceled)

Yawen Chien was born in Taiwan and currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received extensive training in Chinese brush painting and watercolor in Taiwan. Her practice and teaching experience spans painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, and book art. Most recently, she has been working on a multimedia project incorporating illustrations, design, and performing arts.

Joshua Sandeman
Arts & Culture, Features, Zen Practice

Medicine and the Dharma

Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair."