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Yangyang Pan, born in 1976, studied at the Sichuan Fine Art Institute where she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1998 followed by her Master of Fine Art in 2002. She remained as an instructor until 2006 when she immigrated to Canada.
Her current work focuses on the contrasts found in Nature. Beauty and cruelty, its hostility and hospitality are at the foundation of her inquiry. In this present body of abstract paintings she develops a visual language that expresses her inspiration taken from natural optical cues and infuses it with spirit and spontaneity sourced from emotions within.
The artists’ palette is chromatically saturated in a higher key. Dappling reflections and calligraphic moments describe her keen gestural observations to be found in the illusions of light. She uses a broad white surface to hold the image. The images are careful close-up views of Nature’s idiosyncrasies.