Rose Teng Hong

West Launceston from First Basin, 2006

acrylic & Chinese ink on canvas

100 x 100cm

From the artist

Every time I walk to the Cataract Gorge and on to the First Basin, I am reminded of the steep cliffs near Sichuan where I was born. I use traditional Chinese brush techniques and acrylic paint to enhance the special connection I feel between China and here.

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.