Possessing a Bachelor of Architecture, Zhu Hong was born in 1969 in China. He came to Singapore as an interior and architectural designer in 1997, and officially became a Singapore citizen in 2006. A member of the Singapore Watercolour Society, he is a prominent figure in the local art scene. Zhu Hong’s watercolour paintings vibrantly depict past and present Singapore.
Modern Traditions In an increasingly globalised world, it is inevitable that Chinese customs and traditions have evolved over time. Using abstract shapes and a modern colour palette, Zhu Hong’s works capture this transformation by putting a contemporary spin on Chinese legends and folklore. The juxtaposition of a modern visual language and traditional subject matter gives viewers a new perspective on the Chinese New Year..