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Richmond Hill artist won international awards

Richmond Hill artist won international awards

07 April 2016  

Betty Wong's painting “Chasing Dream #1” won 7th place in the Painting Category. This is one of the two paintings that Betty did in empathy for the 2014 Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. The painting is in watercolour mainly, with some acrylic on canvas. The warm and bright tone depicts hope and strength for the future of her birthplace.

The gallery received 1,073 entries from 29 different countries from around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic,  Estonia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel,  Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuala Lumpur, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, St. Maarten,  Sweden,  Switzerland, United Kingdom and Wales. In addition, the gallery received entries from 41 different states.

Another of Betty’s painting “Hope”, an acrylic on canvas, received special merit in this exhibition.

Light Space & Time On-line Gallery

7th Annual Abstracts Art Exhibition

Top Ten Best – Painting Category

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