The Chan Lim Family of Artist has been engaged in the arts for close to half a century. In the present, there are three generations of ChanLim artists who use a wide of media, styles and techniques to incorporate Western into Easten art. The family continues to get involved in the arts by actively developing and promoting Chinese brush painting in the Philippines and abroad. The Chan Lims also support several charitable organizations with a special focus on environmental sustainability.
The passion of Chan Lim, the family partriach, lies in Oil and Watercolor. While most of his art are on canvass, he has forayed into another media such as porcelain plates, Asian lanterns and fans to infuse Western techniques into traditional Eastern art. The Chan Lim siblings Alex, Felix, Rolex and Jolex are all engineers by profession and are currently engaged in leadership position with multinational companies. Bound by their passion for the arts, the Chan Lim family of Artists has conducted numerous art classes, workshops, seminars, and on-the-spot painting demonstrations. They have joined several art exhibits locally and internationally. The elder Chan Lims have successfully nurtured the artistic talents of the third generation. The younger brood enjoys experimenting with different types of media, along with modern digital techniques, and incorporate these into Chinese art.
The year 2017 celebrates Chan Lim’s 80th birth year, a very auspicious milestone in the Chinese culture. All the art exhibits during the year will be highlighting this event. Eight of the exhibits will specially-themed to celebrate the felicitous family event.
The Chan Lim family is one of the few remaining notable Chinese brush painting artists in the country today, and is sought after in this field. Art classes are conducted in the fa,ily studio located in Pasig City. Their painting can be found in private collections here and abroad.
About the Exhibit
To celebrate the Chinese New year this 2017, the Chan Lim Family of Artist and Students have prepared more than 300 artworks done in porcelain plates, scroll & oil paintings. The exhibit is participated by 43 talented artists and will held from January 15 to February 12 at The Block Atrium of SM City North EDSA.