China Service Ventures will mount a show and sale of stunning Chinese fine arts in early May. The show will be held May 4-7 at 1407 N. Cleveland Ave., St. Paul. Hours will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, May 4; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, May 5; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, May 6; and 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, May 7.
All items have been donated to support and strengthen the mission of China Service Ventures (CSV). CSV works mainly in southeastern Henan Province of China, providing scholarships, clothes and food to rural poor, including the stay-behind children whose parents have gone to distant cities to work.
The sale will include more than 90 paintings, photographs and fine prints. Additionally, decorative arts and antiques will be represented with 25 pieces, including FoShan pottery, a Korean chest with distinguished metalwork and special textiles from the artist He Qi.
China, Australia and Europe will be represented in this international exhibit and sale. Chinese tea and refreshments will be served. Educational material on CSV will be available. If you are unable to come, please go to www.chinaserviceventures.org for information.