~ Ngan Siu-Mui's Publications ~

collection of exhibition works at taishan museum, china ~ 2018

2018 taishan exhibition artbook, Ngan siu-mui and her disciples
[The rare talent of a lady chatelaine]
exhibition of calligraphy, painting and seal carving
Ngan Siu-Mui and Her Disciples
Taishan Museum, China, 2018
Printed in Chinese, French and English

❝ …Today we have Ms. Ngan Siu-Mui, Ancestral naive of Naling Village, Haiyan, Taishan. Diciple of Lingnan painting school master Zhao Shao-Ang, under calligraphy master Leung Tse-Kong and under tea ceremony master Lin Easu. Her paintings uphold the innovative spirit of Lingnan School, preserving the line art in traditional Chinese painting, pay attenttion to the delight chracteristics of brush and ink. She also draws on the expression techniques of Western watercolor paintings and the cultural characteristics of various places. She has her unique style. Her poems, calligraphy, painting, and seal carving are extremely high in accomplishment. She is really [The rare talent of a lady chatelaine].… ❞
Taishan Municipal Bureau of Culture, Broadcasting, Television, Press and Publication, 2018

Published by Taishan Museum, China

Read the book online ⮚ Here

Special Issue ~ the [Month of Chinese Calligraphy] in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

NGan Siu-Mui hosted 2nd Edition of [Month of Chinese Calligraphy] Special Issue, NGan Siu-Mui
2nd Edition of [Month of Chinese Calligraphy] Special Issue
Traditional Chinese Culture Society of Montreal (SCCT), 2000
Printed in Chinese, French and English

❝ Culture makes people realize the meaning of life and enriches our life. Being in a multicultural country, through cultural exchange activities, you can really appreciate and enjoy different cultures, life is undoubtedly colorful and gorgeous … ❞
Ngan Siu-Mui, President of Traditional Chinese Culture Society of Montreal, 2000

Sponsored by the Government of Quebec, Canada:
~ Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communication
~ Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs
~ Montreal City
~ Bloc Quebecois

chinese calligraphy, abstract art, mind painting

cover of chinese calligraphy, abstract art, mind painting
chinese calligraphy,
abstract art,
mind painting
ngan siu-mui, 1998
chinese, english, french
isbn 2-9805904-1

❝ …at last, a book on chinese calligraphy that is bound to appeal to experts and layman alike. for the latter, this compelling work goes beyond the cataloging of the technical aspects, which are so hard to master for most of us. in fact it is through her simple style and relevant examples that the author succeeds in furthering our understanding of the fascinating world of chinese calligraphy. the comparison between calligraphy and (...) dance is (...) stressing the fact that not only the fingers, but the whole body is involved in the creative act… ❞
Gilles Vincent, Director of the Botanical Garden, Montreal.

Read the preface by Gilles Vincent ⮚ Here
Read the book online ⮚ Here

The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui and Her Group

Cover, The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui and Her Group
The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui
and Her Group
Collective, 1994
Chinese, English, French

❝ …There are generally two ways to learn: from self-study and from a master. (…) the great scholar Han Yu said "As man is not born with knowledge none is free from doubts which can be resolved only by a master." (…)"the mutual understanding that develops between them (student and master) sometimes exceeds that between father and son…❞
Ngan Siu-Mui, at the Abode of Unadorned Happiness, Montreal.

The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui

Cover, The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui
The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui
Room of Subtle Fragrance
Ngan Siu-Mui, 1983
Chinese, English

❝ …From the collection of Ms Ngan's works of art in this album, I dare say that she stands out as a rare talent with unparalleled achievements in all the four arts (Calligraphy, Painting, Seal Carving, Poetry)…❞
Chen Kwing Kin, M.A., University of Hong Kong

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