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閑原 Shian Yuan  台灣   b.1983


Shian Yuan, studied at Taipei National University of the Arts (B.F.A) and Tunghai University (M.F.A), now lives and works in Oslo, Norway. She is always concerned more about our life than other subject matter. Shian Yuan uses common objects like lotus, vases to explore East Asia ink and wash on the knowledge and deep respect toward traditional Ink painting. 


The latest series “Peace is in front of your eyes” is inspired by Syrian civil war and refugee crisis. Recently inspired by Nordic European and Indian culture, her floral paintings splash with brighten and vivid coulour shown her compassion of human condition. She dedicates herself into an inner, mindfulness, personal expectation which prefer certain distance from the “muddy” world and its unbearable reality.