Rose Teng Hong

Cape Pillar, Tasman Peninsula, 2007

Chinese ink & acrylic on canvas

91 x 137cm

From the artist

Big rock, green tree... like twins.
White eaves, blue sky... reluctant to leave.
One boat, calm water... peace and quiet.
Where does the sea finish, where for the sky begin?
Unusual, powerful... a miracle.
After the prison at Port Arthur, bold and unrestrained.

Artist background

Born Sichuan, China 1942. Arrived in Tasmania in mid-1990s. Exhibiting since 1971 and in Tasmania since 2003. Finalist in the Glover 2006, 2007 & 2010.