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Artist Talk and Free Bourbon Tasting
July 14 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join us at Crane Studios Market, part of the East Dayton Arts District, for our monthly visiting artist talk and free bourbon tasting. Our visiting artist of the month is Mohammed Hanif Esmaty.
Visiting artist talk starts at 3:30 p.m.
Bourbon tasting starts at 3 p.m.
Crane Studios Market is open 12 – 5 p.m.
“Mohammed Hanif Esmaty is a 56 year old Afghani artist who settled in Dayton with the assistance of the Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley with his wife and four children in the spring of 2017. Mohammed is an accomplished artist who works in both small and large scale painting and pencil sketches. Although most comfortable and passionate about portraiture, his talent is also reflected in his depictions of Afghanistan landscapes and culture. While he is most comfortable working in oils he also is talented is watercolor and pencil.
Mohammed was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. He studied art at Kabul University where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He spent 2 additional years studying portraiture art in Russia. An experienced art teacher Mohammed taught art at his brother’s art studio in Kabul to hundreds of private citizens for over 30 years.”
Image credit: Bill Franz