Lily Yang

Raised by traditional parents who hoped she would one day become a lawyer or doctor, Lily instead went into the arts – film and TV Assistant Director by day, artist by night. Maybe it was to spite them, maybe because she loves it, who knows. Over nearly two decades of painting and sketching, Lily found her niche in oil based mixed media paintings. Using materials ranging from newspaper clippings and dried plants to cast mouldings and hockey pucks, Lily’s works are often embedded with some form or social or political commentary. Some have even called her pieces “dark and dreary”. She may one day consider creating some fluffier works, but only after reconsidering a career in law, and maybe going to the moon.