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Rick Leong:
The Transformation of Things

with Winifred Lee, Li Desheng, Ping-Kwong Wong

July 16, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Victoria-based artist, Rick Leong, explores and synthesizes traditional imagery and symbols found in classical Chinese painting with his experience of the Canadian landscape. Leong, Canadian-born, third generation Chinese, blends his distinctive style with traditional Chinese painting techniques to create works depicting natural and mythical worlds of forests, mountains, night skies, animals and insects. Drawing from research and observations as well as imagination, Leong’s striking images are often haunting and fantastical, charged with symbolic meaning particularly relating to Taoist philosophy. Included... More info