Rose Teng Hong

Waiting for Spring, 2011

acrylic on canvas

180 x 120cm

From the artist

The birds come to sit in the trees waiting for spring and it makes me think of my life in China, a difficult, grey, dead time waiting for my opportunity to fly to a new life in Australia.

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.