to Kwong Kuen
Shan's Chinese Brush Painting Website.
Kuen Shan is a Chinese painter and writer who lived and
worked in London for many years. In 1994 she moved to
live and work in Wales, where she continues to paint, exhibit her
work and teach Chinese brush painting.
born and brought up in Hong Kong where she studied both English
and Classical Chinese. She later studied traditional Chinese
Brush painting and developed her own style from that background.
"The Cat and The Tao", was her first book, and her
second book is "The Philosopher
Cat", published Heinemann/Random House
A note on
Chinese names: Chinese names put
the family name first, then the personal names. So Kuen
Shan is her own name, and Miss Kwong the polite form of address.
Here you will
introductory information about
Chinese brush painting
information about the painter (below)
galleries of paintings which can
be bought as prints
fine art quality, using Epson
Claria Premium long
life inks on acid-free 300gsm heavy
30+ year life behind glass.
Kwong Kuen Shan's
exhibition, Somewhere in China is now on at
Gallerie Orenda in Paris,
until 18th November.
If any paintings are left after the
exhibition finishes, they may be available by contacting the
Previous recent solo
exhibitions have been at Gallerie Orenda in
March 2014 and February 2016, and at Galleria
Milan, June 2015.
Kuen-Shan's next book,
Le Chat qui m'aimait (The Cat who loved me)
Previous books include:
The Orchid Cat,
first published as
Le chat à l’orchidée:
l'Archipel, Paris, on
15th October 2015, (available
here); and (as Il Gatto e l'Orchidea) by
Edizioni Ippocampo, Milan in Spring 2016.
Also new from
Archipel, Chats du Tao, a brilliant new idea: a book of
10 prints of Kuen-Shan's paintings, plus heavy card mounts to
match the prints - ready to assemble.
On sale now, €24.95.
Kuen Shan's two most recent books published in English are:
of Dogs (Three Willows Press
Portrait of Wales, a Chinese View
(Three Willows Press, 2015).
Books page for more details and
how to buy.