November 13, 2018
Zhao’s Exhibition jointly organized by the China Cultural Centre of Singapore (CCCS) and the China International Culture Exchange Centre was held in Singapore. Zhao promised to participate in the 25th anniversary Sino-Singaporean diplomatic relations at the invitation of the Ministry of Culture of China. She has donated her huge oil painting, "Dream of a Country", measuring 9.18m x 7.4m, for the completion of the CCCS. The painting will permanently be displayed in its hall. Mr. Xiao, Chinese embassy in Singapore’s cultural counselor, presented Zhao with a donation certificate at the exhibition. It is reported that Zhao is committed to many cultural exchanges. She has been invited to hold exhibitions in many countries around the world.
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Life-12 Canvas propylene 180cm x 80cm (2010) (Photo: Business Wire)
Comments on Zhao Li's art:
"Zhao is the successor of thousands of years of Chinese civilization. People can vaguely see her Chinese background as well as the combination with western methods from her paintings and her understanding of form-for-form. This coincides with Kandinsky’s famous saying ‘painting is painting’." ~ Gérard Soula
"Her work is like a game, a kind of self-catharsis, so I too feel that her expression is very free. There are no barriers, be it traditional, technical or on her expression." ~ Lang Shaojun
"Every dot of color on the canvas makes the viewer truly feel the uplifting breath of life filling her heart when she paints. All these naturally integrate into Zhao’s work. These are the result and style of her honest expression." ~ Pan Gongkai
"Zhao's works take the traditional Oriental verve as the core to integrate the western modern expression form to create unrestrained, rippling exciting charming poetry." ~ Wu Weishan
"Much of Zhao's work is themed around culture and life, which is something in itself. It is very much worth exploring." ~ Zhang Gan
Zhao, vividly integrates eastern elements into western art forms for her poetic oil paintings. Her paintings reflect our colorful world and transcend the busyness of society. Her work’s creativity is inspiring, showing the world’s truth, and beauty, and adds warmth and color to it. Zhao has held many exhibitions, won awards, and had many of her pieces collected the world over.