Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chan Lim Family Exhibit

Chan Lim Family of Artists will celebrate the Mid Autumn Festival at SM City East Ortigas with an exhibit of 135 hand painted fans.  The exhibit is joined by 42 artists showcasing their culture and artistry. This is a very beautiful way of encouraging the creativuty and artistic side of anyone. Chan Lim Family Exhibit  will run from August 27 to September 24, 2017.

The Chan Lim Family of Artists is best known for their Asian-themed art with particular focus on Chinese brush painting.  The family has been actively engaged in the arts for more than half a century to date.  The three generations of the Chan Lim Family use a multitude of media, styles and techniques to incorporate Western into Eastern art.  They continue to get involved in the arts by actively developing and promoting Chinese brush painting in the Philippines and abroad

For Chan Lim, the family patriarch, originally dabbed mostly in Oil and Watercolor.  Most of his art are on canvas.  He recently ventured into other types of media such as ceramic and porcelain plates. Asian lanterns and fans to blend Western and Eastern techniques. The second generation of Chan Lims, Alex, Felix, Rolex, and Jolex, are all engineers by profession and are engaged in leadership position with multinational companies.

The Chan Lim family of Artists has traveled extensively across the Philippine Islands to conduct numerous art exhibits, classes, workshops, seminars, and on-the-spot painting demonstrations.  Several thousands of people have attended these activities.  The entire family have joined several art exhibits locally and internationally.  The third generation of Chan Lims reveal in exploring different types of modern techniques, such as digital media and apps, and incorporate these into their art.

The Chan Lim family aims to create art that does not exclude any media over the years, they have continuously pushed the envelop on the type of media used for the Chinese brush.  Their arts subject have included flora, fauna, landscape, even portraits.  These themes can be seen in the most of the family’s art, as well as their students.  The family is one of the few remaining notable Chinese brush painting artists in the country today, and is sought after in the field.  Art classes are conducted in the family studio located in Pasig City.  Their painting can be found in private collections across the globe.

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