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'Refined reflections of splendid tropical nature'

Though living and working in Miami, his painting is undeniable South American and exhibited as such, hence the name Pablo Chang. Chang’s paintings reflect the natural beauty and nature from Suriname, the country where he was born. The respect and love for her splendid nature grew while studying art abroad. The energy, the indications and signs that majestic trees seem to form when the winds are blowing through them, are transformed by Chang in flowing colored impressions and refined outbursts consisting of pigment catch the beauty and drama of nature in oil on canvas.

Chang does this in clever compositions, also seen in his natural still life paintings with calculated, contrasting colors. In his impressionistic style and sun splashed colors his landscapes visualize the rainforest with colorful trees in full bloom, or autumn-like trees in contrasting color combinations with the sand and calm, cool looking water on different paintings.

Just as in real nature however, the colors range from warm and earthy to bright blues and yellows and strong black details which altogether serve to keep the viewer riveted to the work. Even though the contrasts can at times be quite striking, their effect within the composition as a whole is always completely harmonious.

Exhibitions:
2017 TNF of December "Special Gift Edition", Readytex Art Gallery
2017 Spectrum Miami Art Show "In search of Harmony", Florida, USA
2017 TNF of October "Beastly", Readytex Art Gallery, Suriname
2016 Spectrum Miami Art Show "Nature Quest: Paintings on Canvas", Florida, USA
2015 Opening exhibition new location Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Suriname
2013 Solo exhibition "Precious Earth", De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2013 Exhibition 20 years Readytex Art Gallery, De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2012 National Art Fair, Paramaribo, Suriname
2012 Revealing our stored treasures, RAG in De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2012 Art Bravo exhibition at Art Serve, Broward County, Florida, USA
2011 Solo exhibition "Inspired by Nature", De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2011 8th Biennial National Exhibition of Art, Punta Gorda, Florida, USA
2010 Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
2010 National Art Fair, Paramaribo, Suriname





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Paul Chang

"Special Gift Edition" at Readytex Art Gallery
Thursday-Night-Feature with Open-Mic during NK
Readytex Art Gallery also open during NK 2018
Exhibition 25 Years Readytex Art Gallery
TNF December 7th 2017 "Special Gift Edition"
‘Beastly’ Thursday-Night-Feature of October
Open House at the May Thursday-Night-Feature
Mini feature: What do you choose for?
Double-feature: Humphrey Tawjoeram and Paul Chang
"Commonalities" Group exhibit at IVCC
Open house 2005


Birth place:
Suriname

Education:
1970 MFA Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht Holland
1967 BFA Academy of Visual Arts Tilburg, Holland


Award:
2003 Merit Award , Cornell Museum of Art, Inspirations 2003
2002 First Price Award, 64th Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, West Palm Beach



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