Phyllis Chua

Phyllis Chua, originally from Malaysia and now based in Taipei, Taiwan, is an accomplished artist and surface pattern designer. She graduated from the Department of Anthropology at National Taiwan University, a background that enriches her vibrant mixed media artworks. Phyllis's creations vividly capture the richness of life and the depth of the human spirit. Her work has been featured in both group and solo exhibitions across a variety of global cities, including Taipei, Shanghai, London, Paris, Dubai, Zurich, and Monaco, showcasing her international appeal and versatility in the art world.

Lisianthus - Ink & Gouache, 9.1 x 12.2 in. - €450

"Born in Perak, Malaysia, to a father who was an orchid grower and a mother who was a seamstress, I grew up with a love for beauty, art and aesthetics, and a unique perspective on beauty. I like to explore 'colour', the significance of colour as a cultural symbol for different races or ethnic groups, and because I come from a multicultural country - Malaysia - and I majored in Cultural Anthropology during my university years, I often combine culture, colour and flowers in my art.

My works core concept and features are mostly based on greenery and flowers, which stem from the fact that since I was a child, I have been living with flowers and plants, and I feel that the world of flowers, plants and plants is full of joy, carefree, comfortable and at ease, and that I am passionate about collecting treasures of the natural world. I remember my father's orchid garden is a good medicine for my spiritual enrichment, and the flying winged insects in the garden are regarded as an image of "freedom", which is the goal that I want to pursue most, so I incorporate the concept into my works. Through my arts, I hope to bring people a sense of abundance and comfort in their inner world."

Autumn Blooms - Ink & Gouache, 9.1 x 12.2 in. - €300
Dawn Light - Ink & Gouache, 7.1 x 10.2 in. - €300
Poppies - Ink & Gouache, 9.1 x 12.2 in. - €300
Dahlias - Ink & Gouache, 9.1 x 12.2 in. - €300
Original Intention - Textile, collage 47 x 35 cm 300€
Lovers - Copic makers, technical pen, watercolor 27 x 20 cm 150€
Dancing - Copic makers, technical pen, digital edit 66 x 66 cm 300€
Crocus - Copic makers, technical pen, watercolor 27 x 20 cm 150€
Daily Mood - Copic makers 27 x 20 cm 150€

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