Rose Teng Hong

View of the Tamar River from Brady's Lookout, 2010

acrylic & Chinese ink on canvas

120 x 180cm

From the artist

Tamar River like a dragon's tail across the valley.
Creeks from the river like dragon's legs or fiery tongues.
Source of the river Ben Lomond – distant mountain.
Through the valley wineries on sunny slopes
To choppy seas of Bass Strait;
The valley, open, beautiful
Not heaven

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.