Wendy Ng knows layers. Her work delves deep into the hidden world of overlapping pattern, shape, silhouette and texture through an exploration of medium, subject and technique. Sprung from a graphic design and illustration background, this delicately determined painter merges the worlds of advertising, publishing and fine art to create visually delicious work that is extremely delicate yet bold in its statement.
This is art that speaks of beauty with a commercial twist and demands you listen to its subtle and seductive message.
Ng predominantly paints the female form from her home in Mornington. Although she has her subject clearly in view, it is the exploration of layers and pattern that evolves organically during the process that gives her the most satisfaction. “It’s the non-specific elements of the work that I love. Working with the figurative form and finding shapes within shapes creates depth and surprise. There are many things to find…”
Ng works on more than one canvas at a time because oil paint takes “a long time to dry”. It is this patience and technique that gives her art a paradox, substance and abstract intangibility while soothing its contradictions with an extensive romantic palette.
This March sees a selection of her oil on canvas and Birch wood paintings on show at Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza where this Hong Kong born artist’s work will explore the female and floral forms using oil, gold and silver leaf and mixed media.
“There will be up to 10 pieces and each has its own original mood and atmosphere,” says Ng.
Make it your priority to visit the marvellous Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza this March for a sensuous sojourn into the elegant world of Wendy Ng.
It’s a must.
Wendy Ng – Group Show -from March 4 onwards
MANYUNG GALLERY MOUNT ELIZA
60 Mount Eliza Way, Mount Eliza
MANYUNG GALLERY GROUP
Mt Eliza. Malvern. Sorrento. Mornington
T: +61 (3) 9787 2953