Marlene Tseng Yu is an Asian American artist who was born in Taiwan. She is inspired by nature and its beauty is the focus of her work. Over the years, her art has taken on a more active role, being utilized as a tool in an effort to save and protect our environment.
“The beauty of the universe changes with time. As the days pass and the seasons change, the sky, earth, mountains and rivers repeat in patterns that are never really quite the same. In my search for the variations of the many faces in nature, I have found that nature provides an infinite source of inspiration for artistic expression. I love the many elements in our environment, be they as broad as the horizon beyond or small as cells under the microscope. In this vast setting, I hope to capture the spirit of the universe, its rhythm and movements, its quiet and angry moods, its colors and forms…”