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.
News: Kwong Kuen Shan's The Orchid Cat,
first published as
Le chat à l’orchidée
l'Archipel, Paris, on
15th October 2015, and by
Edizioni Ippocampo, Milan in Spring 2016: other languages
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 in France, €24.95.
Kwong Kuen Shan's
next exhibition will be at
Gallerie Orenda in Paris in October 2017:
Previous recent solo
exhibitions have been at Gallerie Orenda in
February 2016 and March 2014, and at Galleria
Milan, June 2015.
Some paintings are still available by
arrangement with Gallerie Orenda.
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.
And last but not
Announcing the next
opportunity to see and buy Kuen-Shan's originals, prints, cards
and many other products: Crickhowell Open Studios, 27th-29th May
2017, in St Edmund's Church, Crickhowell,
1BB (See 2016