ARTIST AT WORK
Through an influence of a friend in 2017, Dr. Meneline Wong, a prac-ticing obstetrician-gynecologist, started to enter the art scene. “I was a doctor first before anything else,” she says. “I’ve always believed that science and art coexist together. It’s always a continuous learning process. There’s always the intention to create endless possibilities through trial and error and constant experimentation. While science heals the body, art heals the soul.”
Thanks to that one friend, we are now blessed with Wong’s mesmerizing works, most of which are characterized by an abstract rendering of movements, flows, and, at the same time, stillness, as well as a masterful combination of tones, shades, and layers. Beautifully smudged with colors, Wong’s works are often described by many as resembling an abalone shell or mineral formations like stalactites and stalagmites.
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