Katchen traveled to Asia last September for 2 weeks in Taiwan and 2
weeks in China. Welcomed as a celebrity, the artist appeared on
television and in newspapers with local mayors. She was invited to
paint the Taiwanese National Opera, aboriginal dancers and Asian
housewives. She lectured at the University of Shanghai and
demonstrated pastel painting at a national trade show. She will
return to Taiwan next December for 3 exhibits of her work. Here she
is with a class at shanghai University.