Materials: Ink and colour on hemp paper Image size: 45 x 34 cm (17.72 x 13.39 inches) Frame size: 71.5 x 51 cm (28.15 x 20 inches) 2019
Seals: red seal: Su (artist’s last name) red seal and white seal pair: Jiangang red seal: a lot of good luck
Calligraphy: Canadian Goose Resting at Deer Lake in Seal Script by Jiangang
The artist uses ancient Chinese traditional composition and techniques to depict the scene of a Canadian goose resting Deer Lake in Burnaby quietly and leisurely.
Jiangang Su (born in 1974), graduated from Changshu Institute of Technology in Arts and Crafts. He specializes in traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal carving. In the 1980s, he studied under Mr. Yan Gongda, a famous calligrapher and seal carver. Su is also an experienced art educator. His works are collected internationally and appear in the private collections of many art institutions and galleries. In 2017 he served as the Art Director of the Canada 150th Anniversary International Tea Festival. Su is a member of Jiangsu Calligraphers Association, the Suzhou Calligraphers Association, and is a senior registered Teacher of China.