Poetic Sentiment, Zen Spirit: Painting of Yu, Chun-Hui
Artists statement: Yu, Chun-Hui’s art is an integration of philosophy, painting, and calligraphy—with nature, poetry, and Zen serving as vital sources of inspiration. Her art evolves from a meditative process of personal reflection. Yu Chun-Hui’s ink paintings, which include many abstract landscapes, are a contemporary reinterpretation of the Classical Chinese art form. The unfolding landscape serves as a metaphor for the artist’s own search for spiritual meaning in communion with and reverence for the natural world.
About the artist: Yu, Chun-Hui has studied under the mentorship of masters Huang Chun-Pi, Wong Lui-Sheng, Chiang Chao-Shen, Hau Pei-Jen, Liu Ping-Heng, Tsao Jung-Ying, Fu Chuan-Fu and Lin Yun. Her paintings have been exhibited extensively in China, Taiwan and the U.S., including Liaoning Provincial Museum, Shanghai Art Museum and the Silicon Valley Asian Art Center. Yu, Chun-Hui taught Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy at San Jose City College and currently teaches Pacific Art League (since 1996).