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Artist-in-Residence Programme 2019-2020:

The Tales of Native Trees

Making-of: Wood Stamp from Log by Leung Cheuk-yui

Local artist Leung Cheuk-yui explores the inseparable relationship between man and nature from the process of wood carving. During three weekends at the Art House, Leung will demonstrate wood cutting and carving techniques, and create four sets of wood stamps of different tree species. Visitors are welcome to observe the creation process, learn about the growth of different tree species and create a unique artwork through stamping and drawing, reflecting on and re-imagining the roles of trees in our lives.

The wood stamps will be created with reference to the form of the four native tree species:

- Cinnamomum camphora (樟樹)

- Celtis sinensis (朴樹)

- Liquidambar formosana Hance (楓香)

- Ficus microcarpa (細葉榕)



Artist Demonstration Sessions

Dates Sessions Location
17/8 - 1/9/2019 Every Saturday and Sunday



Art House


About Leung Cheuk-yui

Having engaged in the fields of graphic design, exhibition production and art education, Leung has become a full-time craftsman specialising in woodcraft in 2010. He is fascinated with the texture and touch of natural logs and the relationship between nature and human and hopes to promote environmental awareness with his creations.


The Tales of Native Trees - Wood Stamp Art Workshop

Trees provide an inspirational habitat for all animals and imaginations. Audience are welcome to trace along the growth of different tree species with the wood stamps made by Leung, and create a unique art piece to be mesmerised by and re-imagine our relationships with the trees.

The wood stamp art workshop will be one of our walk-in art activities at the Art House.