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Term 3 classes will resume on the 6th of November and run until the 19th of December.
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Ming Lei

Ming Lei is a traditional Chinese calligraphy artist living in Melbourne, focusing on animal motifs of the Chinese zodiac and abstract calligraphy. He is the founder of Vicsunny Living Artistic Centre, China Laozi Institute of Australia, Australian International Writing Arts Institute and chairman of the Australian Chinese Traditional Culture Industry Development Association. 


Education

Ming has been practising calligraphy since youth and during lockdown he has focused his artistic practice on a series which combines characteristics of Chinese and Western zodiacs with original hand-written poems. Ming has combined the figurative aspects of animal characteristics into the abstract traditional Chinese calligraphy, bring to life the characters each with unique personality. His work is full of optimism and hopes for the future, and is loved by many. Ming's works have been collected by many art lovers and collectors across China, Australia, Germany and the US. The series has received unique copyright in China. 


Works by Ming Lei

The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yin Rabbit under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 69cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
The 12 zodiac ox corresponding to Capricorn
Ming Lei
97cm (W) x 97cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 2,800.00
Zodiac snake corresponding to 12 constellations
Ming Lei
98cm (W) x 168cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 6,800.00
Rabbit
Ming Lei
76cm (W) x 220cm (H) x 0.05cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 3,900.00
The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yang Bull under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 69cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yin Ox under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 69cm (H) x 0.05cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yang Rabbit under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 68cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
12 Chinese Zodiac Rats under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
46cm (W) x 170cm (H) x 2.5cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 680.00
12 Chinese Zodiac Rats under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 69cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yang Tiger under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 69cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
The 12 Chinese Zodiac Yang Dragon under the 12 Constellations
Ming Lei
34cm (W) x 68cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 600.00
Chinese Zodiac Dragon
Ming Lei
69cm (W) x 34cm (H)
Ink on xuan paper
$ 1,900.00
Chinese Zodiac Mice
Ming Lei
15cm (W) x 20cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Ink on xuan paper
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