Exhibition: The Coexist Dreams ofYeongNing & Grace Lim
July 3 ¨C July 24, 2011
Opening Reception: July 3,
at Galeri Art Point @ Sunny Point Complex, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 11700 Penang website:www.artpoint-penang.com
GaleriArtPoint is pleased to present the solo
exhibitions by YeongNing (Malaysia) and Grace Lim (USA). Ning¡¯s
explosive ink drawing and Grace¡¯s vigorous oil paintings
are the new generation artists who have undergone the conflicts of ideologies,
tradition and culture. This exhibition is craft to create a dialogue between YeongNing¡¯s ¡®Dream of Tao¡¯ and
Grace Lim¡¯s ¡®memories of childhood dream¡¯, the art
works presented provide a relevant insight into the creative
process and artistic philosophy of the artists.
YeongNing Dragon Fly
black ink on xuan paper, 180cmx97cm
YeongNing¡¯s paintings depict the artist¡¯s visual
renderings of his personal thoughts and feelings concerning the inner spirit of
nature and being. In 2007-2008, while attending the Fine
Art College at the ShanghaiUniversity, as a
young prodigy painter, Ning at his Shanghai studio created over 500 large sizes
of paintings (180cmx97cm). His innermost feelings and thoughts flow spontaneously
and freely with spurting calligraphy ink on rice paper.
These processes indicate the unconventional working
habits that were tuned to the creation of a new stylistic form. The work has a
mystical quality that resonate the artist¡¯s embedded spiritual truth.
studied at the Fine Art College at ShanghaiUniversity for 5 years and graduated a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010. Born
inPenang, he and hisLatvianwife now reside in his home cum studio at the foothill ofBukitMertajam,Penang. Alongside his passion in painting
and traveling, Ning is also a freelance composer for
digital music. He is the original creator for 3D human model digital generation
contrast to YeongNing¡¯s
stylistic form that reflects both the spirituality and emotional content, Grace
Lim explores the beauty embodied in nature and transforms her dream and desire
of life into a resolute style of work. The show also includes a selection of
Grace¡¯s oil that exhibit strength in the use of rhythmic movement and minimal
imagery that are rich in emotion.
Spreading the Wings
Oil on canvas24inx 30in
graduated from the University of Bedfordshire in England. She traveled all over Europe and lived in France and Italy for short periods of time. Grace now
lives and works in her over an acre home studio in Portland, Oregon. With a creek flows across her
backyard, graceful pines stood on the hillsides, hackberry, fungi and wild vegetation
bursting in abundance, Grace composes poetry which lauds the varying landscapes found in nature and
creates stunning art works intermingle the evolving dreamscape with the
evolution of time and space.
explores into the unknown future with her art and she uses the western oil paint and Chinese
calligraphy ink to create the complementary effect of these occurrences.
The paintings are the result of these two competing elements. Grace¡¯s arts
reveal that any state of oversaturated condition or emotional turbulence can
become organized and balanced. The calm and meditative qualities demonstrate
from all her art works that depict the combination of the abstract and sublime
beauty of life.
双个展：共存之梦 杨聍-道之梦 林月慧- 梦的回响
展览日期：2011年7月3日至7月24日 开幕庆典：2011年7月3日, 下午5时至7时 地点：艺梵画廊（Galeri Art Point Sunny Point
Complex, 11700 Penang）