Shan Shan Sheng

Jan 25, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Shan Shan Sheng is a San Francisco-based contemporary artist of Chinese heritage whose career creating exciting public artworks spans over 20 years.  

For Peninsula Museum of Art, Sheng will display large oils on canvas and glass sculpture in the Museum's North and East galleries, selected and installed by PMA curator DeWitt Cheng.

To date, Shan Shan Sheng has completed over thirty large-scale public art projects at locations across the U.S. and around the world, including Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong and Venice, Italy.

Born in Shanghai, Sheng came to the U.S. in 1982 to pursue her academic and artistic interests by attending Mount Holyoke College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  There, Sheng earned her Master of Fine Arts Degree, and continued to Harvard University as an artist-in-residence for two years.

Quotes from the artist:

"My public art installations generate a kaleidoscope of colored reflections, creating a dynamic visual impact and a sense of energy and earth."

"My work creates a peaceful sense of energy and uplift the spirits. The natural and life-giving elements, which my work evokes, appeals to people from different age and cultural backgrounds."

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