Cliff Tseng

Born in 1974 in Taiwan, I studied art at National Taiwan University of Art, I has had solo and group exhibitions in UK, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and China. I create the first series “ In-between”  in 2002, the second series “Out of the window”  in 2006 and now “The beginning of life” start in 2013. My art was nurtured by Eastern background, the pursuit of inner spiritual calm of Eastern art, while Western art pursues satisfaction in terms of external appearance. I try to make a perfect match between the spirit of Eastern art and the materials and form of Western art to create my own style.

Get close to nature, praise and admire life, appreciate colorful seasons, the sun sunsets and the moon raises, and flow of life’s journey....

The universe was created by tiny particles. These particles were generated constantly from gathering together or being apart from each other in harmonious energy areas. They are tangible and intangible living matter, including mountains, oceans, air, clouds, animals, and plants. The status of their existence sometimes are obvious to be seen but sometimes are hiding. They are growing, disappearing, developing, or evaporating. These particles live in this universe by their own unique individual ways, they come and go, they release energy without being noticed, and they burst into youthful vitality.

These particles exist in the same space simultaneously and they represent all forms of life that are mutual living matter and are all equal.

I created semi-abstract and near-abstract symbols to represent living matter. I am a Buddhist I use the way of art to communicate the true meaning and spirit of Buddhism. 

I believe we should respect, love, care, appreciate, and adore all forms of life.

These art pieces of “The beginning of life” are the first collection of my “Life” painting series. They were created by using acrylic and charcoal to create shadow effect, depicted by semi- abstract painting skill to construct the initial state of living matter, and composited by applying dots, lines and two-dimension into frames to create 3 or 4 dimensions effects. Similar to “Chinese Painting Style” and "Zen", these art works had left a large space of blank and only use pure colors.