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Sue Perks Encaustic Artist

Current Collection – Unitatis


Sue Perks is a Hong Kong based encaustic painter whose work explores colour, pattern and textures found in the urban environment and the juxtaposition of urban imagery with natural forms.

By using the ancient process of encaustic painting which uses a medium derived from a combination of beeswax and resin dating back to 800 B.C. Perks is continually challenged by the balance between encaustic painting to create a controlled composition and intuitively allowing the free flow of the wax in its liquid form.
The compositional structure is pivotal, as she strives to achieve a sense of balance and unity. The numerous rich layers which have been heated and fused, scraped and burnished to explore these fascinating properties and the spontaneity of the melted wax, allow Perks to formally organise structured grids, whilst exploring the relationship of colours, textures and lines.

Upcoming news
Sue Perks will be exhibiting a new collection of works at the Affordable Art Fair in Hong Kong with the Fellowship Studio.

Announcing the creation of The Fellowship Studio with an exciting exhibition planned for Sept 2018.

Watch this space for my new 2018 collections of work and check out


Unity in Diversity – Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 2018


2018    Art on the Line, Hong Kong

2018    World Fair Exhibition, Canton Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

2018    Unity and Diversity – Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2016    Art and About – Sai Kung, Hong Kong

2015   Beyond the Fold – Pub Art Gallery, Soho, Hong Kong

2014    Rare – Platform Gallery, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

2014    Kollective Inspiration Summer Exhibition –
SCH Gallery, Hong Kong

2013    Collection 33 -The Peak, Hong Kong

2012    Enso – Stanley, Hong Kong

2010    Lounge Room Fusion – AISHK, Hong Kong

2009   Faces of Cambodia – AISHK, Hong Kong

2008   Indian Journey – Fine Art Studio, Soho, Hong Kong

1997    Faces of Papua New Guinea Etchings- Bondi Arts Centre,
Sydney, Australia

1996    Batik works – Crafts Council Australia, The Rocks,
Sydney, Australia

1991    Screen Printed Textiles – York City Art Gallery, York, U.K.

1990    Indonesian Batik – St John’s College Gallery, York, U.K.

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