Monica Hsu, Kin Hsieh, Shinnan Kiang, Sheng Cheng Wang, Paul Lynn, Alex Hsieh, Lucy Kiang
April 7 to May 25, 2018
King Library SJSU
150 E San Fernando St, San Jose CA 95112 5th Floor
150 ESan Fernando St, San Jose CA 95112 5thFloor
Contact:John Hsieh (510-784-7341)
Meet Bay Area Taiwanese American Artists
徐麗芬【MonicaHsu】Oil painting。Good at depicting Taiwan's native customs,especially those that are about to disappear. After she completed one hundredTaiwanese native style paintings, she entered the field of flowers, the USnational parks and sceneries wherever she travelled around the world. Herartwork was awarded by the American Artist Magazine in 2006.
朱珠還【KinHsieh】Watercolor、Calligraphy。Using traditionalink brush touch, enrich it with the vivid colors to complete her creation. Mostof her paintings are drawn from subjects of surrounding flower, pet, sceneries,figures, culture of Taiwanese aborigines in her memory and the diversifieddaily activities include Yuanji dance, calligraphy, Karaoke singing. She is amember of Adobe Art Gallery.
林保山【Paul Lynn】Pen/Ink。A retired professor and researcher from Rockets and Fighter jets (F35), he has rekindled his love of painting.Paul’s favorite painting medium has been Pen/Ink and watercolor. In his early day he never saw the real watercolor paper orcanvases. Ink, pen and some writingpaper were the only materials he had to work with. Later he learned to apply light watercolor washes over ink drawing. Since then,this method of painting has evolved into a unique style of his painting. Paul likes to paint Formosan landscapes and figures of aborigines,often from childhood memory. Occasionally he also paints places where he has visited from memory,sketches, or photographs. Inreminiscence of his recent trip to France, Paul has finished a few decorativeFrench landscapes.
王盛辰【ShengWang】OilPainting。 Alife time artist, graduated from the National Taiwan University of Art andsince then he painted, exhibited and taught extensively in both Taiwan and the United States. Retiredfrom HP, now he continues to exploreall fours of art, including acrylic, sculpture and pottery, especially enjoys teaching at his art studio to students in Cupertino since 1995 and creating some beauty.
江欣男【Shinnan Kiang】Photography。A retired physician, through communitycollege class work, extensive self-study, and photographic expeditions with theprofessionals, he has honed his skill in landscape and wildlife photography.His love of adventurous travel and love of nature have brought him to each ofthe continents, with journeys spanning the farthest reaches of the earth. Through his images, you will see and"feel" the magic of light, immerse yourself in the greatness ofnature, and appreciate the wondrous wildlife in their natural habitat. It ishis hope that you will be inspired and find peace and joy in life. He publisheda photo book entitled Photo Glory. Tobrowse, please go to www.shinnanphoto.com.
薛川流【AlexHsieh】Oil Painting。Engaging in thesemiconductor industry throughout his career enjoys hiking and travel, hediscovered that paintings to be one of his gifts for many generations. Afterthe busy daily business operation, painting always brought him calm and peace.His artworks include flower, landscape, still life and abstract paintings.
溫玉枝【LucyKiang】Photography。Herpassion for photography goes hand in hand with her love of traveling. At homeor traveling, she focused on landscape, wildlife and nature. In the making ofimages, she strives to capture that special moment, be it light, mood, color,beauty or imagination. She hopes herimages will reveal the greatness of nature and be inspirational to others.