ZODIAC DRAGON Painting Exhibition at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

2024.02.01 - 2024.04.21 KMFA Lobby

In the year 2024, the Year of the Dragon, artist Tsong Pu was invited to create the Chinese Zodiac prototype for Dragon. According to legend, the Eastern dragon is depicted as a creature with mixed features of various animals. The complex image of a dragon was simplified for this project, featuring a curved conical snake body, double oval-shaped crocodile jaw, and antler-shaped deer horns. The design is a portrait of a magnificent, energetic, and friendly dragon, who will take you on a journey of discovering new perspectives and possibilities in the coming year! Meanwhile, art teachers were encouraged to lead Taiwanese Culture Colors Art Education Project that bring out the recognition of hometown nature, history, and culture. The exhibition includes over a thousand painted dragon artworks by students in Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Chiayi, Tainan, Taitung and Penghu, demonstrates a variety of color observation and students’ abundant creativity in art.