Humanised Pedestrian Crossing, 2005
Rubber, laminated board, acrylic paint, 6 x
panels 48cm x 21cm x 5cm
Angela is a
contemporary Sydney artist of Chinese Malaysian
descent. She has lived in Australia for 36
She uses both traditional Chinese painting media and
non-traditional art materials in her work.
These are presented as two and three-dimensional art
Angela is interested in spatial arrangements of
lines, space and movement. Her work draws from her
experiences in natural and built environments. Her
field trips, which have involved extensive travels
in Australia, China and South East Asia, are
integral to her art.
In terms of techniques, Angela is influenced by her
formal art training, which was in traditional
Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal carving at
China Academy of Fine Arts (formerly Zhejiang
Academy of Fine Arts). She is also trained in
drawing with charcoal and pastel. Angela has studied
other Chinese arts such as garden design and Feng
Shui. She has practiced and taught Tai Chi for over
twenty years. The essential principles of all
these influences impact on her art making and
underpins all her work. Angela's work is an
ongoing journey that encompasses her environment and
Angela has exhibited her work in solo exhibitions in
Sydney, and group exhibitions in Hangzhou, Shanghai,
Sydney, Melbourne and Townsville. Her work is
collected in Australia, Germany, USA and Asia.
She has been a recipient of various artist grants at
national and regional levels.