Ju-Yu Louise Chen, Artist
Going with the flow: The Then and Now of a Traveling Asian Artist
This exhibition will feature artwork created by Ju-Yu Louise Chen during her time at Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana fulfilling her masters of art degree. She will also be presenting many works created before and after that pertain to her influence of ancient Chinese culture, nature and the environment. Ju-Yu received her bachelor of fine arts from Taiwan Normal University. As a young student of art, Ju-Yu attended one of the most prestigious art schools in Taiwan. To qualify for admission she was required to study both traditional Chinese and Western art under several masters.
By expressing deep emotions through allegories and metaphor – true to traditional Chinese painting philosophy, she hopes the viewer will be able to resonate with her artwork. Her life experiences and travels inspire Ju-Yu to explore through the visual arts diverse subject matter and art mediums.
Ju-Yu “Louise” Chen will be the featured solo artist for the 2019 Black & White Affair. This fundraising gala will feature an art auction, both live and silent, appetizers with beverages and musical entertainment. The event will be held the evening of Friday, December 13, 2019. For more information on tickets or sponsorships please call Studio 23 at 989-894-2323.