Gilroy Gardens, California
Lumination: Chinese Culture Celebrated in a Whole New Light. A breathtaking if chilly lighted outdoor exhibition. These photos honor Chinese New Year (Rooster), January 28, 2017.
Sculpture of Traditional Chinese Drums. All made with fabric, paint, wire, and careful lighting from within.
Lanterns above the Walkway of Prosperity. Red is the traditional Chinese color of good luck and prosperity.
Lions are not native to China, but are celebrated for their bravery and playfulness.
From the loveliest winter peach tree orchard imaginable. Peaches have been cultivated in China for many centuries.
180-foot Dragon made of 60,000 porcelain plates, cups, and spoons. The Celestial Dragon is a favorite Chinese power animal.