About Andrea Ng
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Andrea Ng is a visual artist and pianist born and raised in Downtown Toronto. A self taught artist nurtured by private art tutors around the downtown area, Andrea enjoyed a passion for art since childhood, where pencil drawing created her first window into the visual arts. Private lessons in Charcoal, Oil, Pastel and Acrylic, furthered her ability to self express. As well, she had learned and enjoyed creative arts through Wood/Lino-cut print making techniques and Felt crafting.
"I use the acrylic medium and paint in the abstract realism style, using the canvas as a pictorial space to express my obsessions with the different psychological states of the mind; particularly those of the diminished consciousness that often drifts between dream and reality, to tell a story from within those deep and often dark places. I find a delicate, soft, and beautiful existence in the solitary shadows that are hidden in our worlds. Whether they are secrets that are hidden, forgotten, or abandoned, I express these silent tableaus from the mind and elsewhere in my work. Hopefully they will touch another soul who views my artwork and take them to a place where they may have gone through sentiments of sorrow, hope, loneliness, euphoria, silence, serenity, chaos or darkness."_Andrea Ng
Artists that inspire Andrea include:
Arthur Rackham, M. C Escher, Arthur Hughes, Kay Nielsen, H.J. Ford, Rob Gonsalves, Francisco Goya, the music of Frederic Chopin, Niccolo Pagnini, Franz Liszt, Robert Johnson, Oscar Peterson, and the stories of Shirley Jackson.
University of Toronto and University of Waterloo.
Earl Haig Secondary School and Jarvis Collegiate Institute